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Jan 20, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
The reptile is an extinct species called the philydrosaurus, and likely lived during the Early Cretaceous, about 145 to about 100 million years ago.
Sep 16, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
The meteorite that killed off the dinosaurs 66 million years took a toll on evergreen trees.
Aug 5, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Venezuela's first-known dinosaur provides some of the earliest evidence that at least some dinosaurs lived in herds.
Jul 15, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, it's actually a new non-avian dinosaur that resembled a jet and could fly with ease too.
May 12, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
Fossil matter proves that the Earth cooled suddenly after an asteroid impact thought responsible for killing the dinosaurs.
Mar 10, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Stuart Gary, ABC Science Online
The Chicxulub asteroid impact triggered intense acid rain and ocean acidification resulting in the Cretaceous-Palaeogene mass extinction event 66 million years ago.
Jan 30, 2014 02:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The devil frog was slightly smaller than previously thought, had massive spikes protruding from its skull, and a plate of body armor on its back.
Jul 12, 2011 01:55 PM ET // Tim Wall
Pterosaurs ruled the sky with a body form that worked for 70 million years.