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Coverage: DNA extracted from fossil eggshells

Peter Griffin posted in on March 10th, 2010.

For the first time, DNA has been successfully extracted from fossilized eggshells, with some of the fragments being from moa. The international team, which included scientists from the University of Otago, published the paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.    Previous attempts to perform this kind of extraction had been unsuccessful, and it is […]

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