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Re: Tyrannosaurus collagen



Perhaps, but one can also doubt that the collagen is from T. rex for
purely scientific reasons. It is hard for some of the experts to accept
that any protein can persist over 68  million years, because this
apparently violates all the thermodynamic models.

Conversely, young earth creationists may want it to be T. rex protein
because they believe that this would prove that dinosaurs lived 6,000
years ago.



> no surprise - the previous "criticism" read much like an IDer's or
> BANDit's reply.
>
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Jason Brougham <jaseb@amnh.org> wrote:
>> A new article in Nature discusses further evidence that Dr. Schweitzer
>> may have recovered collagen from Tyrannosaurus bone after all.
>>
>> http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110614/full/news.2011.369.html
>>
>>
>> Jason Brougham
>> Senior Principal Preparator
>> American Museum of Natural History
>> jaseb@amnh.org
>> (212) 496 3544
>>
>>
>>
>


Jason Brougham
Senior Principal Preparator
Department of Exhibition
American Museum of Natural History
81st Street at Central Park West
212 496 3544
jaseb@amnh.org