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Cartilage cells, chromosomes and DNA preserved in 75-million-year-old baby duck-billed dinosaur

March 3, 2020 - General

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and North Carolina State University have found evidence of preserved fragments of proteins and apparent chromosomes within isolated cell-like microstructures in cartilage from a baby duckbilled dinosaur. The findings further support the idea that these original molecules can persist for tens of millions of years.

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