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_Archaeopteryx_ hits the airwaves
NPR did a segment on the _Archaeopteryx_ Nature paper:
"Dino Had the Right Stuff
New Study Settles 140-Year-Old Dispute Over Fossil"
Morning Edition audio
Also, the Dallas Morning News had more information on why the scans were done
at the University of Texas at Austin (one of many weblinks, but the original
Dallas Morning News link requires a subscription):
"Bird ancestor had capacity for flight"
BY GEOFF KOCH
The Dallas Morning News
"The curator responsible for the archaeopteryx fossil, Dr. Angela Milner of the
Natural History Museum in London, had been trying for 20 years to find a lab
that could scan the bones."
"Rowe offered his lab's services in exchange for the chance to publish the
pictures free on his popular Web site. Milner agreed to the deal, provided she
first had the chance to analyze the data and publish the results in a scholarly