Signs of ancient cells and proteins found in dinosaur fossils

Years ago I recall reading that fossils and ancient spear tips might contain cellular residue and possibly some DNA in their cracks and crevices. Alas, I recall the story said that most of these had been “cleaned” – removing this prehistoric CSI evidence.

This story in Science Magazine points to prospective evidence of what appears to be ancient red blood cells and fibers of ancient protein within fossilized bones. Exciting stuff!

Read the story on Science Magazine