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Something rotten in the state of palaeontology


Interpretations of fossil record fail to account for decay.

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  1. Sansom, R. S., Gabbott, S. E. & Purnell, M. A. Nature advance online publication doi:10.1038/nature08745 (2010).

  2. Donoghue, P. C. & Purnell, M. A. BioEssays 31, 178-189 (2009).

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