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Re: Big Dinosaurs, Tiny Genomes



At 5:47 PM -0800 3/7/07, Guy Leahy wrote:
>http://www.news.harvard.edu/gazette/2007/03.08/99-dinosaur.html

They say that the small genome originated 230 to 250 million years ago and was 
present in theropods but not ornithischians. They're "not sure" about sauropods 
yet. Am I missing something, or is the molecular clock out of phase with the 
fossil clock once again? 
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