Dinosaur in the Room.

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    what causes decay and at what rate?
     
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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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    Science fiction leads science fact. If they're trying to make Jurrassic Park a real thing, I wish they focus their efforts on making me a light saber. I have no use for a dinosaur.
     
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    You may really need that light saber or better yet a blaster as you are going down the hatch Wait a minute didn't I see that in the movie? .Only they used a femur bone to save the day.
     
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    You don't like pets? o_O :(
     
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    If in some way or by some manner I could acquire, incubate and hatch a dinosaur egg........I would.

    Then I would feed it. With whatever it needed. o yeah.
     
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    Pets, sure I have one. He's a dog who boasts a full feature set, including:
    Barking skills.
    plays with children.
    bred for generations for loyalty and temperament.
    Mammal, soft with fur, snuggly.
    Eats table scraps.

    What can a dinosaur give me? If I felt the dog was an inadequate protector and work animal, my next choice would be silverback gorilla, not dinosaur.
     
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    mmmhhhh.... prestige? :D
     
  15. MaxHeadRoom

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    I have read, and believe it that our early ancestors and the Neanderthals often interbred.
    Some have had their DNA tested have discovered the Neanderthal gene is present.:eek:
    I just recently had a (DNA) test for ancestry purposes, they never mentioned Neanderthal in the result, (Not that there is anything wrong with that) :D
    I have a 2% of South Asian blood, accounts for my love of curry!
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    I once read that white skin is a trait that we inherited from the Neanderthals... I wonder if that's true
     
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