Jurassic Squid Ink Same as Modern Squid Ink - Discovery News

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    5 Jurassic Squid Ink Same as Modern Squid Ink
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    7 [SIZE=-1]The discovery suggests that the ink and the ink-screen escape mechanism of squid have not evolved much (if at all) since the Jurassic Period. The finding, published in the latest Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, might just prove that if ...[/SIZE]
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    Squid ink from Jurassic period identical to modern squid ink, U.Va. study shows - Eur

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    5 Squid ink from Jurassic period identical to modern squid ink, U.Va. study shows
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    7 [SIZE=-1]und that two ink sacs from 160-million-year-old giant cephalopod fossils discovered two years ago in England contain the pigment melanin, and that it is essentially identical to the melanin found in the ink sac of a modern-day cuttlefish.[/SIZE]
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    Jurassic Squid Ink Very Similar To Modern Squid Ink - RedOrbit

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    7 [SIZE=-1]An international team of scientists have for the first time discovered two 160-million-year-old giant cephalopod fossils with intact ink sacs that contain dried pigment similar to that of modern cuttlefish. The researchers, of which includes a ...[/SIZE]
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    Squid ink from Jurassic period identical to modern squid ink, U.Va. study shows - Sci

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    6 [SIZE=-1]May 21, 2012 — An international team of researchers, including a University of Virginia professor, has found that two ink sacs from 160-million-year-old giant cephalopod fossils discovered two years ago in England contain the pigment melanin, ...[/SIZE]
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    Squid ink melanin lasts 160 million years - Examiner.com

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    6 [SIZE=-1]The melanin from two 162 million years old cephalopod ink sacs collected from the Peterborough Member of the Oxford Clay Formation (Middle Jurassic, Upper Callovian) at Christian Malford, Wiltshire (UK) was determined to be identical to the melanin in ...[/SIZE]
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    Squid ink from Jurassic period identical to modern squid ink, study shows - Phys.Org

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    160 million years ago, ancestors of cuttlefish were already using the ink defense - i

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    6 [SIZE=-1]Researchers have shown that ink sacs from a cephalopod that lived 160-million years ago still contain traces of the pigment melanin. That's an impressive find in its own right, but what really floored the scientists was how familiar these pigments ...[/SIZE]
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    Cuttlefish emit Jurassic-era ink, fossils show - Futurity: Research News

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    6 [SIZE=-1]"The whole machinery apparently has been locked in time and passed down through succeeding generations of cuttlefish. It's a very optimized system for this animal and has been optimized for a long time." (Credit: "common cuttlefish" via Shutterstock) ...[/SIZE]
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    Squid Ink Pigment Found in 160-Million-Year-Old Fossil, Oldest Pigment Ever Found - P

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    6 [SIZE=-1]By Nathan On May 21, 2012 The oldest pigment ever discovered has been found in 160-million-year-old fossilized giant squid ink sacs. The pigment, melanin, has been found to be nearly identical to the melanin in modern-day cuttlefish.[/SIZE]
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    Oldest fossilized pigment found in ancient squid cousin - Mother Nature Network

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    7 [SIZE=-1]By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScienceMon, May 21 2012 at 4:32 PM EST DRIED INK: A fossilized ink sac from an ancestor of the modern cuttlefish found in the UK This fossil is 160 million years old. (Photo: British Geological Society) The oldest fossilized ...[/SIZE]
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    Prehistoric Ink Dries The Same - Global Animal

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    7 [SIZE=-1](SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY) When scientists discovered the fossilized ink sacs of a cuttlefish-like creature that had been dry for over 160 million years, they were amazed to find the Jurassic ink was nearly indistinguishable from the ink found in ...[/SIZE]
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