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Re: CNN on Lungs and Feathers
>It would be great to get someone like Derek Briggs or other
>geologically-oriented paleontologists who are used to examining
>soft tissue structures preserved in sedimentary rocks to see if the
>are in fact preserved soft tissues or some other form of organically
>stain. Of course this would have to be done in person (and hopefully
>an SEM or whatever the best equipment that's available for the task),
>the case of any rigorous examination of organisms.
I have to say that that is one of the best things I have heard all
day. Getting a paleontologist who looks and studies gut traces ( Derik
Briggs, Conway Morris, Henry Whittington, one of those people who
studies the Burgess shale and similiar places and similiar animals)
would be great for this Sinosauropteryx lung mess.
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