This is a story. About dinosaurs, of course. But also of heroes, of bravery, of friendship, and of a little boy named Avery. I have been studying dinosaurs for 25 years, but I have been in love with them since Continue reading The Magic of Dinosaurs
Our recent paper “Chemistry supports the identification of gender-specific reproductive tissue in Tyrannosaurus rex” (Mary Higby Schweitzer Wenxia Zheng, Lindsay Zanno, Sarah Werning & Toshie Sugiyama), sparked a little bit of controversy when a co-author was asked in a press Continue reading Of Pregnancy Tests, Misleading Headlines, and the Dream of Dinosaur Clones
The publication of “Fibres and cellular structures preserved in 75-million–year-old dinosaur specimens”, by Bertazzo et al. (2015), seems a fitting way to inaugurate the NCSU Molecular Paleontology website and blog. In this paper, the authors using FIB (focused ion beam), Continue reading Welcome to Molecular Paleo!