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According to a United Press International blurb that was run in the Provo Daily Herald and the The Weirton Daily Times in 1959, Judith Evelyn did in fact learn sign language for the movie: Learns Sign Language HOLLYWOOD -- (UPI) - Judith Evelyn, whose speaking voice is one of the finest in the acting profession, took lessons in sign language for her role ...


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Because it is fiction; entertainment, first and foremost. It's not intended to be a scientifically accurate treatise on exactly how it would be like in a post apocalyptic world short on people. Folks would be milling around all day gathering roots, scratching themselves, and wondering where to walk to next. Not exactly great entertainment. How the various ...


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I read a book on this once, but unfortunately i don't remember the name or author... Recovering dinosaur DNA from mosquitoes trapped in amber would be practically impossible. First of all, there's a good chance that whatever the mosquito last sucked blood from was not a dino. There goes a whole bunch of samples. Now, if somehow, you have a mosquito that ...


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I'm inclined to say yes, based on new discoveries of fossils (and to be discovered fossils) and newly (to be) developed techniques. To clone a dinosaur one requires well-preserved tissue that contains DNA, and techniques that take this DNA and create an actual dinosaur from it. It seems that for both of these points progress is made: Soft tissue ...


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In a word, No. According to this Natural History Museum fact file, Professor Jeremy Austin describes the possibility of recovering a sufficient quantity of usable DNA to recreate a dinosaur as being essentially zero. NHM: Do you think it likely that scientists will ever be able to extract enough DNA from fossilized remains to reconstruct the complete ...



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