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Re: HOW DINOSAURS CHEWED...



A novel analysis of microscopic scratches on fossilized teeth reveals how plant-eating duck-billed dinosaurs used a now-extinct type of jaw to chew their food. The study also suggests duckbills were more likely to graze on low-lying greenery than to chomp on tree leaves like giraffes (or like the dinosaurs in "Jurassic Park").....
http://cosmiclog.msnbc.msn.com/archive/2009/06/29/1981788.aspx

The problem is that this study bolsters pleurokinesis, while the famous paper in the JVP of December says pleurokinesis was completely impossible outside the minds of people who started their careers by studying squamate anatomy and consequently tried to see kinesis, any kinesis, in every skull they looked at. I declare the next round open!