It turns out that soft tissue can be pickled in the equivalent of formaldehyde and that is good enough to preserve the material somewhat. The hope of course is to develop real DNA information. I think that we have at least ruled out impossible although practical may be decades away. I think that we will extract pieces of DNA that then can be mapped against modern birds. This can lead to the creation of an artificial genome allowing an actual ressurection of a genus.
Controversial T. Rex Soft Tissue Find Finally Explained
November 26, 2013