Posts Tagged: Jurassic Park
I didn’t know it while I was flaunting his books throughout my elementary school, but forty years earlier Crichton had lived out my dreams of childhood achievement.
Over at The Millions, Jared Young confesses his early age obsession with Michael Crichton, which inspired him to attempt writing a novel at 14 about an island, a group of men, and of course, dinosaurs!...more
In really disappointing dinosaur news today, an Australian university found that DNA cannot survive more than 6.8 million years and so dashed the dreams of many a 90’s kid.
Sadly, Jurassic Park will never happen. After Michael Crichton’s bestseller and Spieldberg’s film, the world of DNA science was forever changed according to Mike Dunce, the lead researcher on the Aussie team, who told the Sydney Morning Herald, “We’ve been permanently plagued by this Jurassic Park myth that’s been kicking around since the early nineties.” Poor, poor DNA scientists....more