Paleontologists Detect Mineralized Soft Tissue in Cretaceous Dinosaur Bones

A team of paleontologists co-led by Drs Sergio Bertazzo and Susannah Maidment of Imperial College London has discovered what look like remnants of red blood cells and collagen fibers in 75-million-year-old dinosaur specimens. In their study, the paleontologists analyzed eight fragments of dinosaur bones (Chasmosaurus sp.; ceratopsid, hadrosaurid and theropod dinosaurs) that have for more [...] —> Read More