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Author Horner, John R.

Title How to build a dinosaur : extinction doesn't have to be forever / Jack Horner and James Gorman.

Publication Info. New York : Dutton, [2009]


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 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  567.9 HORNER    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  567.9 HORNER    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  567.9 HORNER    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  567.9 HOR    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  567.9 HORNER    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  567.9 HOR    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  567.9 H78    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  567.9 HORNER    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  567.9 HORNER    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  567.9 HORNER    DUE 06-13-22

Description viii, 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary Jack Horner and his colleagues in molecular biology labs are poised to create a real dinosaur based on the latest breakthroughs - without using prehistoric DNA. The mystery ingredient in this recreation is the genetic code for building dinosaurs that lives on in modern birds.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-228) and index.
Contents Hell Creek : time, space, and digging to the past -- It's a girl! : a pregnancy test for T. Rex -- Molecules are fossils, too : biological secrets in ancient bones -- Dinosaurs among us : chickens and other cousins of T. Rex -- Where babies come from : ancestors in the egg -- Wag the bird : the shrinking backbone -- Reverse evolution : experimenting with extinction -- Appendix. Chickenosaurus skeleton.
Subject Evolutionary paleobiology.
Dinosaurs -- Extinction.
Added Author Gorman, James, 1949-
ISBN 9780525951049 hardcover
0525951040 hardcover
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