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Did archosaurs have nocturnal vision?



>From Science Daily:

"Call it "Triassic Park": with statistics, instead of amber-preserved DNA,
researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at The Rockefeller
University and Yale University recreated in the test tube a functional
pigment that would have characterized the eyes of archosaurs ("ruling
reptiles") and allowed these direct ancestors to dinosaurs to see in dim
light."

Full story at:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2002/09/020904073603.htm

Interesting.  Seems a tad speculative.

Cheers,

M.J.Murphy

The shapes of things are dumb.
-L. Wittgenstein