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Evolutionary Debate Sheds Light On The Age Of Mammals
2012-08-28 13:48:56

65 million years ago, dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops disappeared, leaving Earth open to the rise of mammals. These strange creatures are only distantly related to the mammals alive today.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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