When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by AFRS » Wed Dec 26, 2018 12:56 am

Never mind when Dinosaurs got feathers, when did *FredS* get feathers?

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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by tuttle » Thu Dec 27, 2018 10:17 am

mont974x4 wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 10:23 pm
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Hello FredS
uhh...
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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by mont974x4 » Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:17 am

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They were also fond of mullets and ‘78 Camaros.


Hello FredS
It sounded better when the voices in my head were saying it.

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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by hugodrax » Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:35 am

mont974x4 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:17 am
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They were also fond of mullets and ‘78 Camaros.


Hello FredS
How fitting that they might have resembled Tuttle in this respect.
I am also of the opinion that the Jesuits should be suppressed.

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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by Jester » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:16 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:35 am
mont974x4 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:17 am
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They were also fond of mullets and ‘78 Camaros.


Hello FredS
How fitting that they might have resembled Tuttle in this respect.
Look what you did! You made him sad.
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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by hugodrax » Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:28 pm

Jester wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:16 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:35 am
mont974x4 wrote:
Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:17 am
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They were also fond of mullets and ‘78 Camaros.


Hello FredS
How fitting that they might have resembled Tuttle in this respect.
Look what you did! You made him sad.
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:lol:
I am also of the opinion that the Jesuits should be suppressed.

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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by UncleBob » Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:17 pm

Fossil feathers reveal how dinosaurs took flight
Scientists have long known that many early dinosaurs, the ancestors of today’s birds, were covered in feathers, likely for warmth and to attract mates. But no one knows exactly when—and how—these feathered dinos took flight. Now, molecular evidence from feathered dinosaur fossils reveals how the key proteins that make up feathers became lighter and more flexible over time, as flightless dinosaurs evolved into flying ones—and later, birds.

All modern land animals with backbones have keratins, proteins that make up everything from fingernails and beaks to scales and feathers. In humans and other mammals, α-keratins form the 10 nanometer-wide filaments that make up hair, skin, and nails. In crocodiles, turtles, lizards, and birds, β-keratins form the even narrower, more rigid filaments that build claws, beaks, and feathers.

Using the whole genomes of dozens of living birds, crocodiles, turtles, and other reptiles, scientists have built over the past decade a family tree of these animals based on how their β-keratins changed over time. Among the revelations: Modern birds have lost most of their α-keratins, but β-keratins in their feathers have become more flexible, thanks to a missing swath of glycine and tyrosine amino acids that make claws and beaks rigid. This suggests the transition to flight required both changes to take place.
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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

Post by sweetandsour » Tue Jan 29, 2019 5:47 pm

I'm looking for the Bigfoot thread. Where's the Bigfoot thread?

Btw, someone from the Institute for Creation Research spoke at our church last Sunday morning. I attended the young earth presentation that was given at the early service. I missed the later service, which was the dinosaur presentation.

The young earth part was compelling. I wish I'd stayed for the 2nd part but I had somewhere else to be.
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Re: When did Dinosaurs get feathers?

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