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A close up of skin impressions from an iguanodontian footprint. CREDIT Neil Davies

‘Treasure trove’ of dinosaur footprints found in southern England

In the course of 160 years, there have been sporadic reports of fossilized dinosaur impressions along the Sussex coast however no new real revelations...
Dinosaur blood vessel with adjacent bone matrix that still contains bone cells. These structures have a perfect morphological preservation over hundreds of millions of years, but are chemically transformed through oxidative crosslinking. The extract comes from a sauropod dinosaur. Credit: Jasmina Wiemann/Yale University

A toast to the proteins in dinosaur bones

A new study at the Yale suggested that burnt toast and dinosaur bones have a common trait- both consist of chemicals that transform original proteins into something...