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  • Did dinosaurs have lice? Researchers say it's possible

    Kevin Johnson, an ornithologist with the Illinois Natural History Survey, led a study of fossils and molecular data to track the evolution of lice and their hosts.

    Kevin Johnson, an ornithologist with the Illinois Natural History Survey, led a study of fossils and molecular data to track the evolution of lice and their hosts.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor's note: To contact Kevin Johnson, call 217-244-9267; e-mail kjohnson@inhs.uiuc.edu.
    The paper, “Multiple Lineages of Lice Pass Through the K-Pg Boundary,” is available through theUniversity of Illinois News Bureau.