Good ribbance: U of T researcher finds dino rib bones reveal remnants of 195-million-year-old protein

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 10:32am

“These dinosaur proteins are more than 100 million years older than anything previously discovered,” says Professor Robert Reisz, a specialist in vertebrate paleontology in the department of biology at U of T Mississauga.  “These proteins are the building blocks of animal soft tissues, and it’s exciting to understand how they have been preserved.”

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