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Re: T. rex flesh may just be bacterial sludge
Quoting "S.Green" <email@example.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.*
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. :)
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