Tyrannosaurus DNA

How awesome is this:

… scientists found a massive Tyrannosaurus rex thigh bone in a remote region of Montana a few months ago, they were forced to break the bone in two in order to fit it into the transport helicopter. This act of necessity revealed a startling surprise: soft tissue that had seemingly resisted fossilization still existed inside the bone. This tissue, including blood vessels, bone cells, and perhaps even blood cells, was so well preserved that it was still stretchy and flexible.

I totally want one!

  1. Molto interesante, ha?
    But don’t get carried away. They found preserved soft tissue, but that doesn’t mean the DNA in it survived.

  2. Dude.

    Whatever.. do you realize how much people would pay for preserved soft tissue Tyrano soup?!



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