A fossil from classical latin fossilis literally obtained by digging is any preserved remains impression or trace of any onceliving thing from a past geological ageexamples include bones shells exoskeletons stone imprints of animals or microbes objects preserved in amber hair petrified wood oil coal and dna remnants the totality of fossils is known as the fossil.
A further example from a lava flow off the coast of hawaii shows similar discrepancies if dated with the carbon14 method the flow appears to be less than 17000 years old but dating with the potassium argon method gives dates of 160000 to 43 million years.
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65million year old t rex soft tissue the t rex photos above are actually old news whereas all the latest published journal papers through 2014 are listed chronologically belowas for these photos though north carolina state university discovered this original biological tissue from a supposedly 65millionyearold tyrannosaurus rex thighbone.
Acquired trait a phenotypic characteristic acquired during growth and development that is not genetically based and therefore cannot be passed on to the next generation for example the large.
A collection of fossil dinosaur skeletons clockwise from top left microraptor gui a winged theropod apatosaurus louisae a giant sauropod edmontosaurus regalis a duckbilled ornithopod triceratops horridus a horned ceratopsian stegosaurus stenops a plated stegosaur pinacosaurus grangeri an armored ankylosaur scientific.
A dinosaur found on the isle of wight has travelled 6000 miles across the world as part of a special exhibition in japan the fossilised bones of the meat eating neovenator including parts of the skull and feet are featured in a new exhibition at the fukui prefecture dinosaur museums exhibition theropods from carnivorous dinosaurs to.
dinosaur soft tissue in fossil bones nearly every cmi speaker has watched incredulous looks on peoples faces as pictures from a 2005 science magazine article flash onscreen these show transparent branching flexible blood vessels and red blood cells alongside soft and stretchy ligaments from.
The following material has been taken from a sheet entitled several faulty assumptions are used in all radiometric dating methods carbon 14 is used for this example which was put out by dr hovind dr hovind r1 the atmospheric c14 is presently only 13 of the way to an equilibrium value.