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?
posted on 05/16/2006 1:56:54 PM PDT
Perhaps you're right. If so, the article is wrong, you can't get blood (or DNA) from a stone! ;^)
posted on 05/16/2006 2:58:26 PM PDT
(Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. Moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.)
What you are missing is that sometimes a fossil IS the bone.
posted on 05/16/2006 3:13:34 PM PDT
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