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Dino proteins could have been sheltered

Analysis of collagen structure backs up claims of preserved tissue finds

Reports in recent years of soft dinosaur tissue from fossil bones of a T. rex and a duck-billed hadrosaur elicited skepticism from the scientific community. But a new analysis of the bits of protein that survived supports claims of ancient origins.

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