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Molecular Analysis Confirms Tyrannosaurus Rex's Evolutionary Link To Birds

Discussion in 'Science & Technology' started by Knight-Dragon, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. Knight-Dragon

    Knight-Dragon Unhidden Dragon Retired Moderator

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    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/04/080424140418.htm



    Genetic sequencing show link of T. rex with birds and mastadons with elephants. (Credit: Zina Deretsky, National Science Foundation)
     
  2. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Great news of new evidence!
     
  3. Perfection

    Perfection The Great Head.

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    We're finally getting closer to asking the all important question: Did T-Rex taste like chicken?
     
  4. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    It was another article on this discovery that led me to rant about how they kept saying chickens are descended from Tyrannosaurus.

    Nonetheless, quite fascinating.
     
  5. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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    Ditto. And also: How much for a tray of T-rex tenderloins?

     

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