Imaginations ran wild in 2007 when a team at Montana State University and elsewehere revealed that they'd isolated collagen from 80-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex bones — there immediately were visions of a real-life Jurassic Park. That same team later reported that it also isolated proteins from Brachylophosaurus canadensi, a hadrosaur.

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