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India's smoking gun: Dino-killing eruptions
...And that is the K-T mass extinction that ended the reign
of the dinosaurs. "Our view is that impact added to the stress already generated by an ongoing massive eruption, enhancing significantly the extent of the extinction, which would however have taken place even if the impact had not occurred." Wiped o...
Good times ahead for dinosaur hunters, according to U of Penn scientist's dinosaur census
...table before the extinction event that ended their reign
of global dominance. Dodson, however, warns that the picture of the fossil record at the time of extinction is not resolved enough to say definitively. "We have enough information to say for certain that, within six million years of the meteorite's...
Secret of worm's poison pill box protein could produce new natural insecticide
...s other predators from eating the body giving free reign
to the nematode worms to consume it, multiply and move on. However, until now, researchers had little idea of the make up of XptA1 and thus how it worked. The research team, based at the University of Warwick’s horticultural research arm Warwick HRI...