News tagged with cretaceous fossils

Student makes major fossil find

At first, NDSU senior Sean Ternes didn't realize he had an incredible find at his fingertips. But he soon learned the small fossil he discovered in the dust of the North Dakota Badlands dates back to the time of the dinosaurs.

dateAug 11, 2015 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Late Cretaceous Period was likely ice-free

For years, scientists have thought that a continental ice sheet formed during the Late Cretaceous Period more than 90 million years ago when the climate was much warmer than it is today. Now, a University of Missouri researcher ...

dateSep 24, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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