Dinosaurs Back to Life

Jack Horner’s Plan to Bring Dinosaurs Back to Life

John "Jack" R. Horner

The world’s most famous dino-hunter says the key is embryonic development, not genetics.

Hans Larsson is a fast walker and a fast talker. You need to be fit to keep up with him on the hills of the McGill University neighborhood in Montreal, let alone on the remote islands of the Canadian Arctic where he searches for fossils in summer fieldwork. He talks the way he walks, in a freely swinging fast-paced lope that ranges from the philosophy of science to genetic probes to the rich Cretaceous ecosystem he is exploring at another field site in Alberta. [ …read more ]

Who needs dino DNA? A few tweaks to a chick embryo may be all it takes to grow a chickenosaur (left) that resembles and early raptor (right).

If dinosaurs ahead of me… i best eat beans.



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