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‘Jurassic World’ Is Solid If Disappointing Reboot Of The Dino Franchise

We know the drill: Dinos are brought back to life; trouble ensues.

June 12, 2015

Gargantuan New Dinosaur Uncovered

By Tom Avril, The Philadelphia Inquirer PHILADELPHIA — It weighed as much as eight school buses. Its neck looked like a section of oil pipeline. Its thigh bone alone was as big as a grown man. Say hello to Dreadnoughtus schrani. Drexel University scientists announced Thursday they had unearthed the heaviest known dinosaur for which […]

September 4, 2014

Asteroid Impact That Killed The Dinosaurs Also Cooled The Earth

By Deborah Netburn, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs also caused a temporary but devastating “impact winter” — darkening the sky, cooling the Earth and inhibiting photosynthesis, new research suggests. Sixty-six million years ago, a 6.2-mile-wide asteroid known as Chicxulub struck the Earth off the Yucatan coast, setting off […]

May 13, 2014