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Article Survivors Global forest fires. Acid rain. Tsunamis. Skies dark for months or years with volcanic ash. How could anything have survived?... Article Mass Extinction Around 65 million years ago, something unusual happened on our planet-and we can see it in the fossil record. Fossils that ar... Article Final Days Around 66 million years ago, a wide range of large dinosaurs roamed the continents, while winged reptiles called pterosaurs f... Article Dinosaurs Survive! Not all dinosaurs died out 65 million years ago. Avian dinosaurs-in other words, birds-survived and flourished. Scientists at... Article The Future of the Past Not long ago, all we knew of the great dinosaurs was the shape of their bones and the sound of their names--the rest of our &... Article Bones...and Beyond Fossil bone is a code that records an animal's biology in microscopic detail; cracking that code will be among the greatest c... Image Gallery Behind the Scenes Take a quick peek behind the scenes at some Exhibitions staff members hard at work preparing exhibits for Dinosaurs. Article The Darwin Family Charles Darwin's paternal grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, made the Darwin name famous well before Charles was born. Charles grew... Article Shootings, Dogs, and Rat-Catching His father sent Charles to the University of Cambridge to prepare for a career in the church. Charles had no objection. A qui... Article Budding Scientist At the University of Cambridge, Darwin's interest in natural history blossomed into far more than a hobby. An elite circle of... Article A World of Change When Charles Darwin was a student in the 1820s, geologists had shown that Earth had undergone sweeping changes over time and... Article A Lifelong Passion Although bored at times by formal schooling, the young Charles Darwin poured enormous energy into his fascination with the na...