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Contact: Christian Basi
University of Missouri-Columbia

Ken MacLeod, University of Missouri-Columbia

Caption: In a new study, MacLeod found evidence that a continental ice sheet did not form during the Late Cretaceous Period more than 90 million years ago. This information could help scientists predict changes in earth's climate as our temperatures rise.

Credit: University of Missouri

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