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How crocodiles thrived alongside dinosaurs; Nanotyrannus; no DNA from amber (news stories)



From: Ben Creisler
bcreisler@gmail.com


Some recent news items:

This paper is not posted on the website yet, but news releases are out.

How crocodiles thrived alongside dinosaurs:

http://phys.org/news/2013-09-jurassic-jaws-ancient-crocodiles-flourished.html

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Another take on the Nanotyrannus and "Dueling Dinosaurs"
controversies. Thanks to Mickey Rowe for clearing this link  for
posting (due to DML restrictions on discussion of sales of fossils).

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24033966

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Extracting DNA from amber is impossible--so much for Jurassic Park!
The PLoS ONE article is not out yet.

http://www.perthnow.com.au/news/world/extracting-dna-from-fossils-impossible-say-manchester-university-scientists/story-fnhrvhol-1226716763165