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Re: New Ruben Paper



As we always say, "wait for the paper", but is Ruben's entire premise  actually 
based (on the the implication as I understand it from the SCIENCE DAILY 
article) that birds have inflexible or only potentially flexible knee joints? 
This is incorrect. --Mark  

--- On Tue, 6/9/09, Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com> wrote:

> From: Mike Taylor <mike@indexdata.com>
> Subject: New Ruben Paper
> To: Danvarner@aol.com
> Cc: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 9:18 AM
> Danvarner@aol.com
> writes:
>  > http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/06/090609092055.htm ;
> 
> 
> >From the article:
> 
>     "Frankly, there's a lot of museum
> politics involved in
>     this, a lot of careers committed to a
> particular point
>     of view even if new scientific evidence
> raises
>     questions," Ruben said.
> 
> *nods wisely*
> 
> 
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