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Re: Sue -- fossilized bone
Jeff Poling wrote:
> At 10:14 AM 10/7/97 EDT, Karen Seo wrote:
> >A friend said yesterday that he'd heard on NPR or some such that
> >Sue's bones were real bone not fossilized bone. This seemed
> >vanishingly unlikely after 10's of millions of years, but is
> >there any truth to this rumor?
> I don't know about "Sue"'s bones, but I do know that only the outermost
> parts of the Wankel T. rex's bones were fossilized, with the inside being
> true bone material. They even found what they think are red blood cells.....
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Interesting. I haven't seen the literature. Can you post it. And also,
can we assume that if these are true red blood cells, will scientists be
able to now construct a DNA model for T-REX.