UCMP News May 2001 issue

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Changes in Maiasaura bone during growth
The fossil record for Maiasaura is unusually good, with bones from individuals of all ages being preserved. This allows us to study how the bone structure of this animal changed during its lifetime. The thin sections above are from the femurs of individuals at different stages of growth. (image courtesy of Jack Horner; illustrations by Doug Henderson)

What’s Inside a Dinosaur Bone?

Thin sections tell us much about dinosaur growth

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  Adventures in Baja
Berkeley and Mexican students explore the geology and more

Cal Day 2001
Crowds descend on UCMP

A Bright Spot
Construction means more fossil discoveries

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