Latest Mary Schweitzer Stories
New research from North Carolina State University shows that iron may play a role in preserving ancient tissues within dinosaur fossils, but also may hide them from detection.
A new study from North Carolina State University and the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) reveals new evidence for the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins.
A paleontologist at North Carolina State University says she has discovered new evidence to support the idea that soft tissue and proteins can be preserved over long periods of geological time after a protein sequence was recovered from an 80 million-year-old duck-billed hadrosaur.
By Zoe Elizabeth Buck, The News & Observer, Raleigh, N.C. Jul. 31--A fossil researcher at a Washington state museum has triggered doubts about the discovery of Tyrannosaurus rex tissue by N.C. State paleontologist Mary Schweitzer.
By Dan Vergano New research is challenging claims made three years ago that scientists had discovered soft tissue remnants in the thighbone of a Tyrannosaurus fossil.
Paleontologists at North Carolina State University have determined that a 68 million year-old Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil from Montana is that of a young female, and that she was producing eggs when she died.
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