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Raptors and Chickens unite!

Postby Spectre » Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:04 pm UTC


Protein extracted from 68 million-year-old T. rex bones has shed new light on the evolutionary link between dinosaurs and birds.

Researchers compared organic molecules preserved in the T. rex fossils with those of living animals, and found they were similar to chicken protein.

The discovery of protein in dinosaur bones is a surprise - organic material was not thought to survive this long.
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Postby Oort » Thu Apr 12, 2007 8:18 pm UTC

Just one more step closer to a real Jurassic Park.

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Postby Castaway » Thu Apr 12, 2007 11:07 pm UTC

But what it also reveals is that we can eat them! hurrah for solving world hunger! (and perhaps overpopulation :fear:)
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