We all have genes that come from our ancestors that aren’t used – they’re not turned on. So we actually carry ancient genes with us. If you could figure out how to turn those on, you could resurrect ancient characteristics from our ancestors.
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Right now people are interested in genetic engineering to help the human race. That’s a noble cause, and that’s where we should be heading. But once we get past that – once we understand what genetic diseases we can deal with – when we start thinking about the future, there’s an opportunity to create some new life-forms.
My father had owned a ranch when he was younger, in Montana, and he remembered riding his horse across the prairie and seeing some large bones sticking out of the ground. He was enough of a geologist, being a sand and gravel man, to have a pretty good notion that they were dinosaur bones.
|Birth:||15th June, 1946|
John R. "Jack" Horner was born in Shelby, Montana, USA. He is an American paleontologist who discovered and named Maiasaura, providing the first clear evidence that some dinosaurs cared for their young. He is one of the best-known paleontologists in the World. He studied at the University of Montana and was awarded a Doctorate in Science honoris causa. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by Pennsylvania State University in 2006 in recognition of his work. His current research is focused on reactivating dormant dinosaur DNA in birds to hatch modern-day dinosaurs. He is the Regents Professor of Paleontology in the Honors College at Montana State University and the curator of paleontology at the university’s Museum of the Rockies. He served as the technical advisor for all of the Jurassic Park films, had a cameo appearance in Jurassic World. He has written several books include: Digging Dinosaurs, Digging Up Tyrannosaurus Rex, The Complete T. Rex, Dinosaur Lives, and Dinosaurs Under the Big Sky.
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