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Controversial T. Rex Soft Tissue Find Finally Explained

By Stephanie Pappas

The controversial discovery of 68-million-year-old soft tissue from the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex finally has a physical explanation. According to new research, iron in the dinosaur’s body preserved the tissue before it could decay.

Credit: © Scott Hartman / All rights reserved

Credit: © Scott Hartman / All rights reserved

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