Dinosaur in the Room.

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  1. BR-549

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    what causes decay and at what rate?
     
  3. Wendy

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    Actually the story said remnants of the cells survived, in fossilized forms. No DNA, just a few proteins. Most decay is what it sounds like, micro-organisms eating the dead flesh. Doesn't seem to apply for fossilized flesh, the micro-organisms would be fossilized along with it.

    Of course, this is a public magazine, not a scientific journal. You take what they say as public entertainment.
     
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    Life is natures way of keeping meat fresh.
     
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    Pity the picture doesn't include a reference to appreciate the actual size.
     
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