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Researchers estimate that only 3 to 4 percent of recorded fossil locations from across the globe are currently accounted for in published scientific literature. Quantifying ‘dark data’ in fossil collections is a call to arms; heralds a digital revolution. (1)

Once upon life was everywhere.

Especially because we did not seek it.

Now we started cataloging it.

And we have lost it somewhere within our drawers…