The Loom

Big Dinosaur, Little Genome

Dinosaurs had small genomes. At least some of them did–the ones that gave rise to birds. If you have access to Science, you can read my News Focus article on the new field of “dinogenomics.” As I mentioned last week, my web site carlzimmer.com is in serious overhaul, so as soon as it’s ready, I’ll post a copy of the article there, too.