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Re: Science News ref
On Mon, 27 Sep 1999, Betty Cunningham wrote:
> Of course I've gone and left this ref at home so this is from memory and
> I'll be correcting it tomorrow when I bring the mag in BUT:
> there was a brief snippet in SCINECE NEWS about strong evidence for a
> cancerous growth found in a bit of agatized dinosaur bone recently in
> the southern US.
> (I think it was a late August/early Sept issue)
Aug 28 Science News, vol 156.
The full report is in the July 31 Lancet:
Rothschild, B.M., B.J. Witzke, and I. Hershkovitz. 1999.
Metastatic cancer in the Jurassic. Lancet 354(July 31):398.
A agatized bone found in western Colorado shows evidence of "malignant
cancer". The bone has a "hole in its internal scaffolding" and
resembles human bone tumors.