It takes thousands, if not millions, of years for resin to become amber. The latest amber-trapped bugs were dated at 230 million years old. Amber also acts as a preservative, enabling scientists to microscopically identify whatever bug is trapped inside.
"The Lovers of Valdaro" - two teenagers found in eternal embrace years after death in Mantua, Italy - the very same city where Romeo was exiled and was told his Juliet was dead. Could these be a real-life Romeo and Juliet?