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To: CobaltBlue

Hmmm. I thought a skeleton was a skeleton and a fossil was, well, fossilized, i.e., the original bone matter replaced by silica.

What am I missing?


20 posted on 05/16/2006 1:56:54 PM PDT by Elpasser
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To: Elpasser

Perhaps you're right. If so, the article is wrong, you can't get blood (or DNA) from a stone! ;^)


21 posted on 05/16/2006 2:58:26 PM PDT by CobaltBlue (Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.)
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To: Elpasser

What you are missing is that sometimes a fossil IS the bone.


22 posted on 05/16/2006 3:13:34 PM PDT by muawiyah (-)
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