Dinosaur-Bird Link: Ancient Proteins Preserved In Soft Tissu

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Dinosaur-Bird Link: Ancient Proteins Preserved In Soft Tissu

Postby BioWizard on May 3rd, 2009, 11:08 am 

ScienceDaily (May 1, 2009) — Ancient protein dating back 80 million years to the Cretaceous geologic period has been preserved in bone fragments and soft tissues of a hadrosaur, or duck-billed dinosaur, according to a study in the May 1 issue of Science.

Source: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 144528.htm
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Samples of ancient protein dating back 80 million years preserved in bone fragments and soft tissues of a hadrosaur. (Credit: Courtesy of NCSU)
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