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Re: Dinosaurs Phylogenetic Tree for Matlab.

I'll attempt a reductio ad absurdum:

So, by your reasoning, diagenetic processes (e.g., compaction,
pressure dissolution, cementation, replacement, recrystallization) are
based on molecular data such as DNA?  Curious...

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 11:28 PM, Dora Smith <villandra@austin.rr.com> wrote:
> Very lovely.   Someone quite got carried away with their crayons.   But not
> the same skill with words.   They didn't say where they got all that
> dinosaur DNA to draw such a lovely and complex phylogenetic tree!
> Denver, sound out the word, very slowly.   phylogenetic.   Not just a
> dinosaur family tree, but based on genetics.  .
> Yours,
> Dora Smith
> Austin, TX
> tiggernut24@yahoo.com
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Denver Fowler" <df9465@yahoo.co.uk>
> To: "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Sent: Monday, April 06, 2009 10:36 PM
> Subject: Re: Dinosaurs Phylogenetic Tree for Matlab.
>> I'd be more insulting, but clearly Dora doesn't read anything anyone else
>> ever posts to these lists, so she won't mind me calling her out on such
>> astounding ignorance.
>> Hey look Dora, pretty colours:
>> http://www.nimblebooks.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2008/07/supertree.jpg
>> One of about a thousand dinosaur phylogenetic analyses.

Marc R. Spencer
Graduate Student
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Department of Geoscience
University of Iowa
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