Tag: Biology Letters

Youngest Dinosaur Bone Yet Reawakens Extinction Debate

By Valerie Ross | July 13, 2011 1:26 pm

What’s the News: Researchers have uncovered the youngest known dinosaur bone, dating from shortly before an asteroid slammed into Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula around 65 million years ago. The find, published today in Biology Letters, has revived debate among paleontologists over what, exactly, killed the dinosaurs.

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