Dinosaur surprise: Scientists find collagen inside a 195-million-year-old bone

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 16:31 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Dinosaur paleontology has long been the domain of bones and teeth – but now soft tissues could be changing the game. Scientists say they have discovered collagen preserved in a 195-million-year-old rib from a long-necked Lufengosaurus. The protein fragments, described in the journal Nature Communications,...

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