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Postby Condraz23 » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:02 am

Hey everyone.

Is it possible to get birds such as seagulls or ostriches and genetically modify them to resemble the therapod dinosaurs? Could it be done with simple selective breeding?

How about genetically modifying elephants into woolly mammoths, or horseshoe crabs into trilobites?

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Postby mith » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:32 am

You'd need to either know therapod DNA composition or somehow have a looong time to wait for birds to mutate
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Postby bionecrology » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:56 pm

OK, dinosaurs are identified by the holes in the skulls; for example, therapsid, diapsid; and those animals are gone. the chromosomes have changed to much to consider birds as modern dinosaurs. The tuatra is the only example of a reptile with a skull similar to those ancient animals.
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Re: Modern Dinosaurs?

Postby Locus » Sat Jan 13, 2007 10:27 pm

Condraz23 wrote:Hey everyone.

Is it possible to get birds such as seagulls or ostriches and genetically modify them to resemble the therapod dinosaurs? Could it be done with simple selective breeding?

How about genetically modifying elephants into woolly mammoths, or horseshoe crabs into trilobites?

Thanks.

It is seems completly impossible: plan of dinosaur, that was within the DNA, that can to bield dinosaur body from dinosaure egg is lost, so, if we will have dinosaure DNA we also can not to "translate" this DNA to compleete dinosaure becouse we have not egg of dinosaure, that developed within dinosaure that lost...
To produse dinosaure DNA we need to generate astronomical number of mutation - ever they are rather similar to modern birds, there is millions of mutations that divers them.
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Postby sachin » Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:16 am

Bit difficult stuff but not impossible......
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Postby Locus » Sun Jan 14, 2007 8:32 am

Yes, it is possible if we generate realy artifical dinosaur on the base of bird...
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Postby MrMistery » Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:35 am

Nothing is impossible. But this is so hard, it probably won't be achieved for some years to come..
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Postby Dustfinger » Mon Jan 15, 2007 11:06 am

I daresay there are things that are impossible ?
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Postby sachin » Mon Jan 15, 2007 3:00 pm

Dustfinger wrote:I daresay there are things that are impossible ?


Ya.......... To Lick own elbow........ :lol:
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Postby Locus » Mon Jan 15, 2007 3:34 pm

Oh, by using genetic engenirien we will solve this to! (But by the way we easyly can to produese people with no elbows at all :? )
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Postby TheParasite » Mon Jan 15, 2007 5:41 pm

I wont clone a dino even though it may be possible to in several years but that could be a problem for the fact that we know nothing about their behavior and they went extinct for a reason . To bring them back would be a disaster (cough) (cough) jurassic park.
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Postby Dustfinger » Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:17 am

But it will always be impossible for mankind to know EVERYTHING...... what is beyond the universe ? Is there anything beyond ? What is "nothing" ?
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