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Re: T. rex flesh may just be bacterial sludge

Quoting "S.Green" <2esses@roadrunner.com>:

> from a Scientific American report of July 30th:
> *Mary Schweitzer* stands by her findings that her team had found the 
> soft tissue of a Tyrannosaurus Rex in a 70-million-year-old fossil 
> recovered from a fossilized bone unearthed in Montana in 2005.
> But, researchers led by Thomas Kaye, from the University of Washington 
> in Seattle, report that slimy bacterial colonies called biofilms mimic 
> those fleshy residues.*
> *goto:
> http://www.sciam.com/blog/60-second-science/post.cfm?id=presumed-dinosaur-flesh-may-just-

To quote from an article on the ABC News Australia website:

"We are not experts in the field," Dr Kaye admitted in a telephone interview.

... but they're willing to offer an opinion anyway. :)


Dann Pigdon
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