No Dinos!?

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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.

May God have mercy on your soul, Mike Dunce.


Graham Todd is an intern at The Rumpus. He spends his mornings writing post-apocalyptic, vaguely biblical sci-fi horror comedy, his evenings tutoring the wide-eyed youth of the Palo Alto area, and his Thursdays at The Rumpus office, effectively “off the streets”. Beyond this weekly ritual, he enjoys karaoke, the movies, and jogging. More from this author →