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Startling new preserved biomolecule study identifies that Tyrannosaurus is a dinosaur and Mammut is a proboscidean



http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn13772-t-rex-confirmed-as-great-grandda
ddy-of-all-birds-.html?DCMP=ILC-hmts&nsref=news3_head_dn13772

Paper itself out later today. See my and Norell's comments about the
(current) utility of preserved biomolecules in phylogenetics...

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
Email: tholtz@umd.edu   Phone: 301-405-4084
Office: Centreville 1216                        
Senior Lecturer, Vertebrate Paleontology
Dept. of Geology, University of Maryland
http://www.geol.umd.edu/~tholtz/
Fax: 301-314-9661               

Faculty Director, Earth, Life & Time Program, College Park Scholars
http://www.geol.umd.edu/~jmerck/eltsite/
Fax: 301-405-0796

Mailing Address:        Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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