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“Cretaceous”

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.