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New tapir is one of the biggest mammals discovered this century

GMA News Online via Yahoo! Philippines News - 6 minutes

Theordore Roosevelt first described it as a “distinct” kind of tapir way back in 1912, but Tapirus kabomanionly earned its name recently, ...

91 new species described by California Academy Of Sciences in 2013

PhysOrg - 42 minutes

In 2013, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences discovered 91 new plant and animal species and two new genera, enriching our ...

Chickless birds guard nests of relatives

PhysOrg - 11 minutes

( —New research has solved a mystery as to why some birds choose not to reproduce, and instead help to guard the nests of their

Acrobatic birds aren't as energetic as they look

PhysOrg - 24 minutes

In research published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B scientists have found that the acrobatic courtship displays of male ...

Describing biodiversity on tight budgets: Three new Andean lizards discovered

PhysOrg - 27 minutes

Three beautiful new lizards from the Andes of Peru have been delimited and discovered using different lines of evidences by Peruvian and ...

New Species of Dwarf Tapir Discovered in Amazon Rainforest

Discover - 44 minutes

It may seem hard for a 250-pound animal to elude scientists, but a species of tapir managed to do just that for hundreds of years. Now ...

New protorosaur found from the middle triassic of southern China

PhysOrg - 57 minutes

Protorosaur was a diverse marine reptile group characterized by long necks and elongated neck vertebrae bearing cervical ribs that extend ...

Beetles who socialise more spend more time judging their opponents

PhysOrg - 2 minutes

Burying beetles that have been in contests for food and resources previously will spend more time assessing their opponent but this cautious ...

New Zealand's kiwi probably started out an Aussie: Study

AsiaOne - 29 minutes

WELLINGTON - In a finding likely to be a bitter blow for many New Zealanders, researchers have found the country's iconic kiwi bird probably ...

New cursorial hyena found from the late cenozoic Zanda Basin of Tibetan Plateau

PhysOrg - 57 minutes

During the 2009 field season, an international team led by Dr. LI Qiang, Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), ...

Opinion: Discover Earth's Millions of Species—Before It's Too Late

National Geographic - 22 minutes

Ignorant of more than 80 percent of Earth's plants and animals, we are flying blind into an unprecedented storm of extinction, a ...

#Scene* Dinosaurs coming to Singapore

The Edge Malaysia via Yahoo! Malaysia News - 53 minutes

TICKETS are now available for what is set to be the largest dinosaur exhibition in Southeast Asia, Dinosaurs: Dawn to Extinction. Occupying ...

Virus grows tube to insert DNA during infection then sheds it

PhysOrg - 41 minutes

Researchers have discovered a tube-shaped structure that forms temporarily in a certain type of virus to deliver its DNA during the infection ...

How do hummingbirds thrive in the Andes?

The Guardian - 8 seconds

New research finds that hummingbird species living at high altitudes have independently evolved hemoglobin with enhanced oxygen-binding ...

Nearly extinct bird and other discoveries found in New ...7 hours ago Cached

A new report that was just released yesterday documents the siting of the extremely rare Crow Honeyeater in the ... 2 species found that owe lives to Giant ...

The Smithsonian’s unexpected treasures

New York Post - 9 minutes

There isn’t much America throws away. Julia Child’s kitchen? We’ve got that. Enola Gay? Saved that. Everything from dinosaur bones to Eli ...

All hail, new king of gore

The Advocate - 30 minutes

Dec. 13, 2013, 3:20 p.m. Just when it seemed that the ferocious family was more or less complete, a novel and quite unexpected member has ...

A new species of horse, 4.4 million years old

PhysOrg - 41 minutes

Two teams of researchers, including a scientist from Case Western Reserve University, have announced the discovery of a new species of fossil ...

Research sheds light onto the debut of insect life on Earth

PhysOrg - 12 minutes

( —"Insects dominate our world," according to University of Kansas researcher Michael Engel. Thus, anything scientists can learn ...

Fossil primate shakes up history of strepsirrhines

PhysOrg - 30 minutes

Fossils discovered in Tunisia challenge several hypotheses concerning the origin of toothcombed primates (Malagasy lemurs, Afro-Asian lorises ...

Unusual fungal metabolites with antitumor activity discovered by crowdsourcing

PhysOrg - 30 minutes

( —Since the discovery of penicillin, fungi have been a nearly inexhaustible source for the discovery of new drugs. "Crowdsourcing", ...

New Fossil Species Found in Mozambique Reveals New Data On ...21 hours ago Cached

Dec. 4, 2013 — In the remote province of Niassa, Mozambique, a new species and genus of fossil vertebrate was found. The species is a distant relative of ...

Europe's rarest orchid rediscovered on 'lost world' volcano in the Azores

PhysOrg - 13 minutes

Researchers studying speciation of butterfly orchids on the Azores have been startled to discover that the answer to a long-debated question ...

Cold-hardy cockroach discovered in New York City

The Chronicle Herald - 50 minutes

The Periplaneta japonica (male, left, and female, right) is a strain of cockroach with the power to withstand harsh winter cold. The species ...

SLIDESHOW: Bizarre creatures from the Antarctic abyss discovered by Cambridge scientists

Cambridge Evening News - 35 minutes

Sea creatures unknown to science have been discovered living a mile under the freezing waters of Antarctica by experts from Cambridge. More ...

Invasive mudsnails threaten trout in Black Earth Creek

Wisconsin State Journal - 45 minutes

An invasive snail has been found in Black Earth Creek that experts say has the potential to disrupt one of the state’s best trout fishing ...

Strong, tree-climbing ancient ancestor joins human family tree

Authint Mail

Bones have revealed that one of our ancient ancestor was more adaptive to its environment than previously thought. Researchers found the partial skeleton ...

Ancient DNA from early human creates new mystery

Q13 FOX Seattle - 30 minutes

By Monte Morin Los Angeles Times Peering far deeper than ever before into humanity’s murky genetic past, scientists sequenced the DNA of an ...

Great Pyramids of the Gophers: Mima Mound Mystery Solved via Yahoo! News - 39 minutes

A new twist on an old mystery may finally settle the debate over the origin of Mima mounds, which bulge out of the ground like enormous, ...

New Invasive Beetle-fungus Complex Found in Riverside and San Diego Counties

UC Riverside - 31 minutes

A recently discovered beetle-fungus complex that has been causing dieback and mortality to numerous agricultural and landscape ornamental ...

New method of DNA editing allows synthetic biologists to unlock secrets of a bacterial genome

EurekAlert! - 28 minutes

( Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ) A group of University of Illinois researchers, led by ...

Human DNA from 400,000 years ago discovered in Spain

EuroNews - 42 minutes

Scientists have discovered a fossilised leg bone from an early 400,000-year-old human in the 'Pit of Bones' site in Spain and the bone's DNA ...

'Armored' Dinosaur Fossils Found In Spain Belong To Never-Before-Seen Species, Scientists Say (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK - 29 minutes

A remarkable fossil find has led to the discovery of something quite unexpected: Not just a new species of dinosaur, but a whole new genus. ...

Why the Platypus Will Never Have a Stomach via Yahoo! Philippines News - 38 minutes

Bizarrely, many species of animals, such as the carp and platypus, lost their stomachs in the evolutionary past, and new research suggests ...

Remarkably Large And Colorful New Species Of Beetle Discovered In Guyane

redOrbit - 35 minutes

Pensoft Publishers Scientists from the Smithsonian Institution describe the Spectacular Guyane False-form beetle , or Guyanemorpha ...

Study finds 'Goldilocks' effect in snail populations

PhysOrg - 45 minutes

A University of Iowa researcher has discovered that a "Goldilocks" effect applies to the reproductive output of a tiny New Zealand ...

Ancient Humans Had Sex with Mystery Relatives

Discovery News - 36 minutes

A new, improved sequencing of ancient human relative genomes reveals Homo sapiens had sex with a fourth, mystery lineage of humans.

Birds with badges

PhysOrg - 46 minutes

A New Zealand bird that conspicuously displays its status on the top of its head can provide valuable insight into the social conventions of ...

New evidence suggests Neanderthals organized their living spaces

PhysOrg - 31 minutes

Scientists have found that Neanderthals organized their living spaces in ways that would be familiar to modern humans, a discovery that once ...

Koalas' low-pitched voice explained by unique organ

PhysOrg - 31 minutes

The pitch of male koalas' mating calls is about 20 times lower than it should be, given the Australian marsupial's relatively small size. ...

New species of Rafflesia discovered

AsiaOne - 49 minutes

PUTRAJAYA: AS a research team was studying the Rafflesia flowers in the forest reserve of Gunung Benom in Pahang two years ago, its members ...

Scientists Explain Why Males’ Company Can Be Deadly For Females In Some Species

International Business Times - 11 minutes

The mere presence of male roundworms can significantly shorten the lifespan of their female counterparts, say researchers at the Stanford ...

Fish monitoring stepped up in bid to stop invasive species

PhysOrg - 46 minutes

An invasive fish species currently occupying the Chapman River is being monitored in research exploring the effectiveness of different ...

Fruit flies with better sex lives live longer

PhysOrg - 36 minutes

Sex may in fact be one of the secrets to good health, youth and a longer life – at least for fruit flies – suggests a new University of ...

Study suggests why, in some species, mere presence of males shortens females' lifespan

PhysOrg - 37 minutes

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered that males of the laboratory roundworm secrete signaling molecules ...

New Species Of Wild Cat Discovered In Brazilian Forests

International Business Times - 12 minutes

Researchers have identified a new species of wild cat in Brazil, after DNA evidence helped identify two animals previously thought to have ...

Press Release: Novartis: New malaria target identified

with potential to prevent, block, and treat multiple stages of ... - 45 minutes

New housecat-size feline species discovered

Fox News - 23 minutes

Don't judge a cat by its cover.

New Meat-eating Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

Voice of America

The newly discovered species, named Siats meekerorum after a cannibalistic man-eating monster from Native American tribal legend, is one of the three largest ...

The collared treerunner is more than a single species

PhysOrg - 23 minutes

The lowland tropics were once though filled with widespread species, while moderate and higher elevations were thought to contain species ...

Researchers in Spain to attempt to clone extinct mountain goat

PhysOrg - 37 minutes

( —A team of researchers in Spain, with the Centre for Research and Food Technology of Aragon, has signed an agreement with the ...

Scientists make lamprey discovery

Fuseworks via Yahoo! New Zealand News - 18 minutes

After two years of groundwork, NIWA scientists have finally unlocked the mystery of the elusive lamprey breeding grounds. Dr Cindy Baker, a ...

Pune zoologists find 2 new species of freshwater crabs

Times of India

PUNE: Local farmers know all about the small reddish crabs in the rice fields of southern Odisha and the nearby streams, but the scientific community remained ...

New genomic study provides a glimpse of how whales could adapt to ocean

PhysOrg - 37 minutes

In a paper published in Nature Genetics, researchers from Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology, Korea Genome Research Foundation,

Possible Reasons for Increased Biodiversity In The Tropics Discovered

redOrbit - 40 minutes

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Biodiversity tends to be higher in the tropics , and new research appearing in the ...

New dinosaur species discovered by NCSU scientist, colleague

FOX 8 WGHP - 32 minutes

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina State University professor and a scientist have discovered a new dinosaur, one that researchers...

New research reveals unique monogamous behaviour in sparrows

PhysOrg - 22 minutes

Geography might reveal the answer to why some species vary in promiscuity, according to new research by Queen's Professor Fran Bonier ...

Different cellular mechanisms behind regenerated body parts

EurekAlert! - 30 minutes

Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered that two separate species of salamander differ in the way their muscles grow ...

UQ scientists discover a hidden giant

University of Queensland - 29 minutes

University of Queensland researchers have discovered a vivid new species of giant clam on reefs in the Solomon Islands and at Ningaloo in ...

New Cave-Dwelling 'Shrimp' Discovered in California via Yahoo! News - 23 minutes

A translucent underwater cave dweller that looks like a skeleton and travels like an inchworm is the newest member of California's array of ...

A living desert underground

PhysOrg - 22 minutes

Hidden underneath the hilly grasslands studded with ocotillos and mesquite trees in southeastern Arizona lies a world shrouded in perpetual ...

Origin of species: Protein imbalances doom hybrids

PhysOrg - 7 minutes

Why do crosses between closely related species fail to produce fertile hybrids? A new study led by Professor Axel Imhof of ...

Deformed, Pointy Skull from Dark Ages Unearthed

Discovery News - 48 minutes

The skeleton of an ancient aristocratic woman whose head was warped into a deformed, pointy shape has been unearthed in a necropolis in ...

'Nymph' insect with iridescent tuft of 'hair' discovered in South America

Daily Mail - 56 minutes

The 7mm-wide, six-legged bug discovered in Suriname in the South American rainforest is golden in colour and has orange dots and stripes ...

Unknown Dinosaurs

Yahoo! Philippines OMG! - 29 minutes

Everyone is familiar with the Tyrannosaurus Rex, but we'll forgive you for not knowing his relative, the Lythronax Argestes – nicknamed the ...

Giant, meat-eating platypus identified

The Age - 2 minutes

Extinct species of giant, toothed platypus discovered using a single tooth.

Rare 'Asian unicorn' caught on camera

CNN - 45 minutes

Environmentalists in Vietnam were ebullient this week after remote cameras in a forest reserve snapped pictures of a live saola, one of the ...

Two new gorgonian soft coral species discovered

New Kerala - 5 minutes

Washington, Nov. 16 : Researchers have found two new species of beautiful soft coral species, named Gorgonians, in the waters of the Pacific.

The Gorgons of the Eastern Pacific: Scientists describe two new gorgonian soft coral species

Science Daily - 17 minutes

Gorgonians are a type of soft corals easily distinguishable by the complex branching shape, which has also probably inspired their name, ...

Humans causing jellyfish takeover

CNN - 42 minutes

Lisa-ann Gershwin says jellyfish love it when we pollute the oceans, and they're becoming dominate as fish and other sea creatures die off

Tasmania home to first alpine sword-sedge

Science Daily - 40 minutes

Australian botanists have described a unique new species of sedge (family Cyperaceae, which includes Papyrus and Chinese Water Chestnut) from ...

Synthetic animals will save the planet


A recent project by designer Alexandra Daisy Ginsberg proposes that bioengineered creatures be released into the wild to save endangered species and clean ...

Missing Piece of Long-Neck Dinosaur Finally Discovered via Yahoo! News - 33 minutes

DENVER — A small roadside quarry west of Denver, site of some of the infamous "Bone Wars" of the 19th century, has revealed a new treasure: ...

How Many Human Body Parts Remain Undiscovered?

Discovery News - 18 minutes

How is it possible that we still don’t know everything there is to know about human anatomy?

New flasher wrasse species discovered

Adelaide Now - 50 minutes

A NEW species of fish has been discovered in Indonesia's coral reefs.

Oldest Big Cat Fossils Discovered in Tibet via Yahoo! News - 12 minutes

The earliest known big cat lived in what is now China between 5.9 million and 4.1 million years ago, newfound fossils of the ancient prowler ...

Paleoanthropologist assembles past from artifacts

PhysOrg - 29 minutes

In the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine's search to understand early human tooth development, renowned ...

New Dinosaur Species Related To Tyrannosaurus Rex

WebProNews - 24 minutes

The discovery of a new dinosaur is always exciting, especially when the new species turns out to be a cousin of the ferocious Tyrannosaurus ...

Snakes Control Blood Flow to Boost Vision

Discovery News - 28 minutes

Snakes have infamously poor eyesight, but for at least one species there is a way to improve their vision in a pinch.

Leaf-tailed gecko, golden-coloured skink and boulder-dwelling frog: New species found in Australia's lost world

Independent - 55 minutes

On a remote mountain range, in a patch of rainforest isolated for millions of years, Australian scientists have discovered three previously ...

T rex's oldest known cousin discovered

BigPond News - 21 minutes

A new species of tyrannosaur unearthed in Utah is the oldest known cousin of the legendary T Rex.

Small, reddish brown scorpion discovered in Turkey

UPI - 33 minutes

Ananth Baliga (UPI) -- Scientists have discovered a new species of small, reddish brown scorpions in Southwestern Turkey, now called ...

New populations of Indochina's rarest deer discovered in Cambodia

PhysOrg - 44 minutes

A joint team from the Royal University of Phnom Penh's Centre for Biodiversity Conservation (CBC) and Fauna & Flora International (FFI) have ...

Hammerhead Shark New Species Discovered

I4U - 58 minutes

Joe Quattro, a scientist who studied fish, found a new species of hammerhead shark recently. He and his team of researchers were overjoyed to ...

New life found in Nasa's spacecraft clean rooms

Daily Telegraph - 21 minutes

A new species of bacteria has been discovered living in the clean rooms used by Nasa to build their spacecraft

New 'King of Gore' Dinosaur Reveals T. Rex Lineage via Yahoo! News - 40 minutes

A new narrow-snouted species of tyrannosaur discovered in Utah reveals that the isolation of an ancient island continent may have spurred ...

300-year-old Asian elephant species revealed as African

ANI via Yahoo! India News - 6 minutes

Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Researchers have revealed that a 300-year-old type specimen for Asian elephants is actually an African elephant. In ...

New World's Oldest Tomatillo Discovered via Yahoo! News - 40 minutes

A fossilized tomatillo, still in its papery shell, is the earliest fruit from the tomato family ever found in South America, researchers ...

Extinct 'Godzilla' platypus found in Australia

AFP via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 1 minute

A giant extinct species of the platypus with powerful teeth has been discovered in Australia, with a scientist on Tuesday describing the ...

Promiscuous fruit flies fight infection by boosting immunity before sex

PhysOrg - 55 minutes

( —Female fruit flies regulate their genes before having sex to help them fight off sexually transmitted infections (STIs), ...

Extinct 'Megamouth' Shark Species Finally Identified via Yahoo! News - 9 minutes

LOS ANGELES — Scientists have finally identified a new species of megamouth shark that prowled the oceans about 23 million years ago, nearly ...

Research finds new bat species in Southeast Alaska

Peninsula Clarion - 54 minutes

JUNEAU --- There's a new (known) bat in Southeast.For the last three years, researchers at the Alaska Department of Fish and Game have been ...

DNR says new invasive snail found in Dane County

WISC-TV Madison - 20 minutes

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources says scientists have confirmed the invasive New Zealand mud snail has turned up in Dane County. ...

The pink meanie: a "new" jellyfish in the Gulf

WINK TV Southwest Florida - 47 minutes

Sunday morning, News-Press partner Kevin Lollar sat down with Meteorologist Katie Walls to talk about the "pink meanie", a rather large ...

Full Belly Fossil! 'Sea Monster' Had 3 Others in Its Gut via Yahoo! News - 26 minutes

DENVER — The mosasaur, a fearsome marine reptile that stalked the Cretaceous seas, scavenged its own kin, a new fossil find reveals. A ...

3 New Species Discovered in Australia's 'Lost World' - Yahoo News

During an expedition last March to a remote part of northeastern Australia, where few humans have tread, scientists discovered three unique ...

We now have baby pictures of the newly-discovered olinguito - 7 minutes

The first new species of carnivore discovered in the Western Hemisphere in 35 years may also be the cutest

New dolphin species reveals itself in Australia

UPI - 48 minutes

Veronica Linares (UPI) -- An unknown species of humpback dolphins has surfaced in Australia.

'Lost world' discovered in remote Australia

PhysOrg - 25 minutes

An expedition to a remote part of northern Australia has uncovered three new vertebrate species isolated for millions of years, with ...

Monkey that Purrs like a Kitten Among 440 New Species Found ...

A newly discovered species of monkey that purrs like a cat is among more than 400 new species of plants and animals that have been found in ...

New hadrosauroid dinosaur from the Early Late Cretaceous of Shanxi Province, China

PhysOrg - 41 minutes

The origin of hadrosaurid dinosaurs is far from clear, mainly due to the paucity of their early Late Cretaceous close relatives. Compared to ...

Purring Titi Monkey Among New Amazon Species

Sky News via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News - 41 minutes

A monkey that purrs like a cat is among hundreds of new animals and plants found deep in the Amazon rainforest. Described as "remarkable" by ...

Rare manta ray discovered by Hull team in Sudan - 17 minutes

Scientists from The Deep in Hull have discovered the first hybrid manta ray off the coast of Sudan. They travelled to the country as part of ...

First venomous crustacean discovered living in underwater caves

PhysOrg - 35 minutes

( —A research team with members from the U.K., Germany, and Mexico has confirmed the first known existence of a venomous crustacean. ...

Vegetarian Piranha and Purring Monkey among Scientists' Amazon Discoveries [PHOTOS]

International Business Times UK - 16 minutes

At least 441 new species discovered in Amazon rainforest over last four years.

The mysterious scarab beetles: Two new species of the endangered ancient genus Gyronotus

PhysOrg - 50 minutes

Famous as the sacred beetles of ancient Egypt the scarab beetle group in fact represents much greater diversity around the globe. Some of the ...

High school student discovers skeleton of baby dinosaur

PhysOrg - 16 minutes

A chance find by a high school student led to the youngest, smallest and most complete fossil skeleton yet known from the iconic tube-crested ...

WA hotspot reveals new kangaroo paws | KoalaRoo

TWO new species of kangaroo paw have been discovered in WA’s biodiversity hotspot – the south-west of Australia – thanks to DNA sequencing.

The Yeti: A hoax or an ancient polar bear species?

Environmental News Network - 25 minutes

The purported Yeti, an ape-like creature that walks upright and roams the remote Himalayas, may in fact be an ancient polar bear species, ...

The truth is out there: Britain's answer to the X-Files

Daily Telegraph - 25 minutes

A group of experts at the Natural History Museum in London are using their knowledge to scrutinise potential meteorites, dragon skulls and ...

Neanderthal Dental Records Suggest Prehistoric Man Ate Animal Stomachs

International Business Times - 35 minutes

Would you like a side of animal stomach with that burger? Neanderthals, modern man’s close primitive relative, may have favored the flavor of ...

DNA ‘evidence’ for Himalayan yetis doesn’t bear scrutiny

Ars Technica - 16 minutes

DNA looks like a bear's but even that may not hold up to scrutiny.

New 14-foot 'sea serpent' found in Southern Calif.

PhysOrg - 54 seconds

Another 'sea serpent' has attracted gawkers on a Southern California beach.

New species of dragon tree discovered in Thailand

Bangkok: Scientists have discovered a new species of dragon tree in Thailand. The newly discovered dragon tree species 'Dracaena kaweesakii' ...

Cocoa frog is experts' cup of tea

Mail & Guardian - 42 minutes

Scientist sin Suriname have discovers 60 new specie new to science including the chocolate-coloured frog.

Beautiful Skull Spurs Debate on Human History

National Geographic - 16 minutes

A newly discovered skull, some 1.8 million years old, has rekindled debate over the identity of humanity's ancient ancestors.

Study: Spiders had ancient big-clawed relatives

CNN - 59 minutes

The ancient world was full of strange animals that have gone extinct, such as a group of marine species with claw-like structures emerging ...

Giant Amazon Fish Species Discovered - Yahoo News

A new type of giant Amazonian fish — one for which only a single species was known for more than a century — has been discovered in Brazil, ...

20 shark, ray species found in Indonesia - World news - World ...

BANGKOK, Thailand — Twenty new species of sharks and rays have been discovered in Indonesia during a five-year survey of catches at local ...

Expedition discovers 60 new species in Suriname - Yahoo News ...

San Juan, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) A scientific expedition has discovered 60 new species including frogs, snakes and fish, in the least accessible ...

Scientists discover cocoa frog and 60 other new species in ...

In one of the most untouched and remote rainforests in the world, scientists have discovered some sixty new species, including a ...

Humans' prehistoric ancestors discovered recycling'

New Kerala - 18 minutes

Washington, Oct. 12 : Israeli researchers have said that evidence is mounting on the theory that hundreds of thousands of years ago, our ...

Delaware State University professor discovers new species of ...

SEAFORD, Del. — A Delaware State University associate professor has discovered a new species of firefly. The News Journal reports ...

Exceptional fossil fish reveals new evolutionary mechanism for body elongation

PhysOrg - 36 minutes

?he elongated body of some present-day fish evolved in different ways. Paleontologists from the University of Zurich have now discovered a ...

Four new species of legless lizards found

Capital Press

Four new species of legless lizards found. Print ... They are now trying to deteremine whether they warrant protection under the Endangered Species Act.

New species of owl discovered in Middle East

The Irish Times - 47 minutes

The omani owl was located in a remote mountainous region of Oman

Remote Rain Forest Expedition Finds 60 New Species

National Geographic - 10 minutes

Scientists exploring Suriname's rain forests, some of the most remote on Earth, discovered 60 new species and a pristine region in need of ...

Stink bug found in Sutter County

Appeal-Democrat - 15 minutes

The Yuba-Sutter area has a new and unwelcome pest. The brown marmorated stink bug, or halyomorpha halys, was discovered in the area this ...

Jersey dinosaur dig attracts a crowd in Mantua

The Philadelphia Inquirer - 28 minutes

MANTUA TWP. Six-year-old Daniel Konkle ran up to the head paleontologist and held out a circular clump of dirt. "What's this? Is this ...

New gut bacterium discovered in termite's digestion of wood

EurekAlert! - 51 minutes

( California Institute of Technology ) When termites munch on wood, the small bits feed a community of microbes living in their guts. In a ...

New Fish Species is Electrifying

VOA News - 28 minutes

A previously unknown species of electric fish has been discovered in the so-called “lost world” of northeastern South America. Researchers at ...

A day in the life of the mysterious odd-clawed spider Progradungula otwayensis

PhysOrg - 11 minutes

A recent paper published in the open access journal Zookeys provides a first-time glimpse in the natural history of the enigmatic spider ...

Identifying new cattle virus helps rule out BSE

Dairy Herd - 10 minutes

A new cow virus that causes neurologic symptoms reminiscent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy has been identified and its genome sequenced ...

Scientists Discover New Rat Genus In Birthplace Of The Theory Of Evolution

redOrbit - 34 minutes

Brett Smith for – Your Universe Online The story of evolution sometimes circles back to its roots as biologists announced they ...

Spiny rat discovered in Indonesia

BBC News - 24 minutes

A new genus of rodent is found in the remote forests of Indonesia's Moluccas islands, where Wallace developed his theory of evolution.

New legless lizards found in Calif.

CNN - 24 minutes

They live at the end of a runway at one of the nation's busiest airports, and only now has anyone cared to identify them and even give them a ...

New bee species found in northwestern Oklahoma

KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls - 28 minutes

A Southwestern Oklahoma State University assistant professor and researcher has discovered a new species of bee in Oklahoma.

New organism discovered: Finding will help scientists understand the origins of multicellular life

Science Daily - 27 minutes

Researchers have discovered and characterized a new organism that will help scientists understand the molecular mechanisms and ancestral ...

New cave snail isn't shallow -- but you can see right through it

NBC NEWS - 36 minutes

A new snail species with a beautifully translucent shell was recently discovered more than 3,000 feet (914 meters) underground in a Croatian ...

Life found in the sediments of an Antarctic subglacial lake for the first time

SpaceDaily - 22 minutes

Lake Hodgson on the Antarctic Peninsula. For a larger version of this image please go here .

The snail with a TRANSPARENT shell: Mollusc with glass-like home is discovered inside Croatia's deepest cave

Daily Mail - 9 minutes

German scientists have discovered Zospeum tholussum, a new species of snail that are only found in dark underground caves.

Ph.D. student names three new algae species in the Everglades

PhysOrg - 53 minutes

Sylvia Lee never intended on finding, let alone naming, three new species of algae in the Florida Everglades.

Mosasaur fossil proves the early lizards had tails like sharks

PhysOrg - 50 minutes

( —A trio of researchers studying a mosasaur fossil found in Jordan report in their paper published in the journal Nature ...

Ancient 'Sea Monster' Swam Like a Shark via Yahoo! News - 35 minutes

A massive marine lizard may have swum like a shark, new research suggests. The top predators of the oceans during the late Cretaceous Era, ...

Artificial lung to remove carbon dioxide—from smokestacks

PhysOrg - 53 minutes

The amazingly efficient lungs of birds and the swim bladders of fish have become the inspiration for a new filtering system to remove carbon ...

Quantum tunnelling could aid life's chemistry in the coldest places

PhysOrg - 22 minutes

New research has revealed that chemical reactions previously thought to be 'impossible' in space actually occur 'with vigour,' a discovery ...

Scientists warn rare dinosaur auction could harm research

Daily Telegraph - 32 minutes

A spectacular fossil of two dinosaurs locked in a deadly battle grip is to be auctioned this year - but researchers fear its sale could halt ...

Two new Species of Octocorals Discovered in the Pacific Ocean

Environmental News Network - 14 minutes

The vast expanse of the Earth's oceans makes finding a new species like finding a needle in a haystack. In fact, finding a needle in a ...

52 new species discovered on Borneo Island - Technology ...

52 new species discovered on Borneo Island Over 400 species have been newly identified on the island since 1996 Below: x Jump to discuss ...

Carbon nanotubes amplify Raman spectroscope sensitivity

EE Times Asia - 36 minutes

Scientists have recently discovered that specially grown carbon nanotubes can greatly boost the sensitivity of a Raman spectroscope. By ...

Paya Maga rich in wild orchids, Ling discovers on expedition

The Borneo Post - 51 minutes

KUCHING: There are still more floral species to be discovered in the pristine forest of Paya Maga in [...]

New beetle species discovered in Philippines

Business Standard India - 26 minutes

Scientists have discovered a tiny new species of aquatic beetle in a bustling university campus here in the Philippine capital.

New Deely-Bopper Beetle Found in Busy Metropolis

Discovery News - 14 minutes

A new deely bopper-sporting beetle has just been discovered in a bustling megacity. Continue reading ?

New explanation for mysterious 'fairy circles' in African desert

Fox News - 29 minutes

The bizarre circular patches of bare land called "fairy circles" in the grasslands of Africa's Namib Desert have defied explanation, with ...

Researchers discover new species of 'ventriloquist' bird in Philippines

PhysOrg - 8 minutes

( —Birds are subjects of great interest to many people. They are often easy-to-spot, charismatic and beautiful. Because of this ...

Exciting bat discovery for university biologists

York Press - 19 minutes

MEET the Nycticeinops schlieffenii bat – a new species of bat discovered in Africa.

Skin-Eating Fungus Is Killing Fire Salamanders In The Netherlands, Less Than 4 Percent Remains

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Until recently no one knew why the fire salamander population in the Netherlands was plummeting. According to a new study, a deadly ...

Death by Asexuality: Biologists Uncover New Path for Mutations to Arise

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Ground-breaking new research from a team of evolutionary biologists at Indiana University shows for the first time how asexual lineages of a ...

Emperor Penguin can stay under water for up to 27 minutes, new research reveals

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New research has revealed how the Emperor Penguin is able to dive to depths of over 500m and stay under water for up to 27 minutes – deeper ...

Watch the intriguing shark that WALKS beneath the waves: Newly discovered species stalks prey on the sea floor

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A coral reef ecologist discovered hemiscyllium halmahera off the coast of an island in Indonesia and hopes it will save other shark species ...

Fifth endemic NZ songbird family identified

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New Zealand's unique biodiversity has been strengthened with the identification of a new endemic songbird family—the family Mohouidae—which ...

Biologists find monster ants

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U biologists have identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and Caribbean. They named a third of the tiny but monstrous ...

New fish species found in Arunachal

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Itanagar: A new species of Labeonine fish, locally known as ‘Ngop’, has been found in Arunachal

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Unknown bird discovered in Cambodia

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New species identified by "chance" when one wildlife scientist was testing his new camera.

New Bugs In Florida Stymie Researchers, Threaten Crops

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With its pleasant climate, Florida has become home to more exotic and invasive species of plants and animals than any other state in the ...

New bird flu strain found in China

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London, Aug 22 (IANS): A new strain of bird flu that can infect and kill animals has been discovered in chickens in poultry markets in China, ...

New endangered giant ibis found in Cambodia

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Jubilant conservationists expressed hope Tuesday for the survival of the critically-endangered giant ibis after a nest of the bird species ...

New cute furry mammal species discovered

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A small mammal with fluffy red-orange fur, a short bushy tail, and an adorable rounded face has leapt onto the raccoon family tree.

Four new species of 'legless lizards' discovered living on the edge

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They discovered one new species – yellow-bellied like its common cousin – under leaf litter in protected dunes west of Los Angeles International Airport.

Flatworms lose their heads but not their memories: Study finds memories stored outside the brain

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( —Tufts University biologists using new, automated training and testing techniques have found that planarian flatworms store memory ...

LLNL scientists make new discoveries in the transmission of viruses between animals and humans

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( DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory ) Outbreaks such as the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) Middle East respiratory ...

Men in Sweden warned against testicle-biting pacu fish

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Stockholm, Aug 11 : Swedish men are being warned against any inclination for nude swimming after a new species of fish known for attacking ...

New findings suggest 3 dinosaur species actually belong to same family

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Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): Researchers have found that the fossil specimens of three dinosaur species actually belong to one single specie. A ...

New hammerhead shark named ‘Carolina’

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Beetle in spider's clothing' -- quaint

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Fossil hunters uncover a vast treasure trove

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In a region of outback Queensland so harsh only the dead seem to survive, palaeontologists have

Chewbacca bat,' stinky beetles and other bizarre species ...

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The prehistoric shark that looked like the DEVIL: Paleontologists discover fish with horns and sharp teeth that ...

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Devil Tooth or Diablodontus Michaeledmundi, with its incredibly sharp teeth (pictured) was extracted from a piece of limestone in Flagstaff, ...

First ever sighting of world's rarest whale on

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Two species of mosquitoes belonging to a genus new to Sri Lanka have been discovered, scientists at the Medical Research Institute (MRI) have ...

Fossil hunters find Aussie treasure trove

Sat, 03 Aug, 2013 01:09 AM PDT

In a region of outback Queensland so harsh only the dead seem to survive, palaeontologists have discovered a sprawling new fossil site bursting with the bones of ancient mammals, including a likely new species of primitive marsupial.

'Stuff of nightmares': 33 bizarre new ant species discovered

Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 10:08 PM PDT

A total of 33 previously unknown ant species have been discovered in Central America and the Caribbean. The nearly blind ants live in leaf litter and rotten logs in rain forests and are all quite tiny, each less than one-twelfth of an inch (2 millimeters) in length, according to new resea...

Meet Thor's Shrew: Scientists Discover New Mammal with Superior Spine

Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 08:52 AM PDT

In 1917, Joel Asaph Allen examined an innocuous species of shrew from the Congo Basin and made a remarkable discovery: the shrew's spine was unlike any seen before. Interlocking lumbar vertebrae made the species' spine four times strong than any other vertebrate on Earth adjusted for its size. T...

Dominic Monaghan has rare spider named after him

Wed, 31 Jul, 2013 02:29 AM PDT

Experts have named a new species of spider after LOST star DOMINIC MONAGHAN after he discovered the creature during an expedition to Southeast Asia.

New Bird Species Discovered In Peru

Tue, 30 Jul, 2013 11:01 PM PDT

LIMA, July 31 (BERNAMA-NNN-ANDINA) -- A new small, black-coloured bird species, with an unusual voice, has been discovered in the remote Andes Mountains of central Peru.

Giant honey mushroom PHOTOS, VIDEO: 33 pound new fungi species found in China

Tue, 30 Jul, 2013 04:15 PM PDT

A species of giant mushrooms have been discovered in a province in China.

Dr. Peter Jager Announces New Spider Species Discovered During Filming of "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan"

Tue, 30 Jul, 2013 05:25 PM PDT

The find has yielded Dominic Monaghan his very own "wild thing," now called, Ctenus monaghani.

New Ant Species Discovered, Named for Mayan Lords and Demons

Tue, 30 Jul, 2013 06:07 AM PDT

A University of Utah biologist has identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and the Caribbean, and named about a third of the tiny but monstrous-looking insects after ancient Mayan lords and demons. "These new ant species are the stuff of nightmares" when view...

New primate species Lavasoa dwarf lemur discovered

Mon, 29 Jul, 2013 10:21 AM PDT

KRISTEN BUTLER, New primate species Lavasoa dwarf lemur discovered in Madagascar, and there may only be 50 left.

New Species Of Spider Discovered While Filming 'Wild Things'

Mon, 29 Jul, 2013 10:11 AM PDT

AlphaGalileo Foundation The spider expert at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt, Germany, Dr. Peter Jager , has discovered further previously unknown spider species in Laos. One of the spiders, now described for the first time, crawled across his path during the filming of Dominic M...

New species of adenovirus can spread from monkey to human, say researchers

Fri, 26 Jul, 2013 01:19 AM PDT

Adenoviruses commonly infect humans, causing colds, flu-like symptoms and sometimes even death, but now UC San Francisco researchers have discovered that a new species of adenovirus can spread from primate to primate, and potentially from monkey to human.

New mosquito species discovered in Sri Lanka

Fri, 26 Jul, 2013 01:52 AM PDT

A species of mosquito, new to Sri Lanka, has been discovered by a team of Sri Lankan entomologists at the national Medical Research Institute (MRI). Health Ministry spokesman Dharma Wanninayake, said .....

New 'Superman' shrew discovered

Tue, 23 Jul, 2013 11:59 PM PDT

A new species of the mysterious "Hero Shrew" has been discovered in Africa which sheds new light into the evolutionary changes of this unique strong shrew.

New viruses said unlike any form of life known to date

Fri, 19 Jul, 2013 12:44 PM PDT

MARSEILLE, France, July 19 (UPI) -- Two new species of a variety of virus have been discovered that are so different from any previously known they may be a new life form, French scientists say.

New dinosaur species discovered in United States

Wed, 17 Jul, 2013 01:20 AM PDT

Palaeontologists in Utah said they had found the fossil of a previously unknown dinosaur - a strange horned creature which roamed an island continent known as Laramidia.

New Strawberry Species Found in Oregon

Fri, 12 Jul, 2013 05:29 AM PDT

A recently discovered wild strawberry provides new genetic material for plant research

and may lead to a new class of commercial strawberries, according to a U.S. Department

of Agriculture (USDA) scientist. Genes from the newly created strawberries may yield new flavors or disease ...

Discovery of a strange new snow scorpionfly species in Alaska helped by Facebook

Thu, 11 Jul, 2013 09:53 AM PDT

Researchers have discovered a strange new insect on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. It belongs to an enigmatic group that might help scientists understand the evolutionary origin of the Fleas.

Tiny New Catfish Species Discovered In Rio Paraíba Do Sul Basin, Brazil

Tue, 09 Jul, 2013 10:12 AM PDT

Pensoft Publishers Scientists discovered a tiny new species of catfish in the waters of Rio Rio Paraiba do Sul basin, Brazil. The new species Pareiorhina hyptiorhachis belongs to a genus of armored catfishes native to South America where and found only in Brazil. These pecul...

New bird species discovered in Cambodian capital

Sat, 29 Jun, 2013 06:20 PM PDT

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia—A previously unknown bird species has been discovered in Cambodia, not in some remote jungle but in the country's capital.

Irish scientist discovers oldest recorded flying dinosaur bones

Fri, 28 Jun, 2013 05:17 PM PDT

A University College Dublin doctoral research scholar, Nizar Ibrahim, and his team have discovered a new species of flying dinosaur. The bones they discovered are also the oldest yet found for this type of animal.

Hiding in plain sight: New species of bird discovered in Cambodia's capitol Phnom Penh

Tue, 25 Jun, 2013 05:49 PM PDT

A team of scientists with the Wildlife Conservation Society, BirdLife International, and other groups have discovered a new species of bird with distinct plumage and a loud call living not in some remote jungle, but in a capital city of 1.5 million people.

Scientists discover 133 new species of fauna in India

Sun, 23 Jun, 2013 03:00 AM PDT

By Richa Sharma, New Delhi, June 23 : Scientists have discovered 133 new species of fauna in India and among the most significant is a bird - yet to be named - found in the Great Nicobar Island.

Fri, 21 Jun, 2013 10:19 AM PDT

Pensoft Publishers Scientists discovered a new species of burying beetle , Nicrophorus efferens . Burying beetles are well known to most naturalists because of their large size, striking black and red colors, and interesting reproductive behaviors - they bury small vertebrate carcasses wh...

Fishing ban proposed near Rockall after rare scientific finds

Wed, 19 Jun, 2013 04:16 AM PDT

Unique gas vent found in seabed and two new species of shellfish uncovered during survey near Scottish islet Fishing is expected to be banned near the Atlantic islet of Rockall after a rare methane gas vent in the seabed and two new shellfish species were discovered by Briti...

A feline fungus joins the new species list

Tue, 18 Jun, 2013 03:06 AM PDT

( —A new species of fungus that causes life-threatening infections in humans and cats has been discovered by a University of Sydney researcher.

Fishing ban proposed near Rockall after rare scientific finds

Fri, 14 Jun, 2013 05:02 PM PDT

Unique gas vent found in seabed and two new species of shellfish uncovered during survey near Scottish islet Fishing is expected to be banned near the Atlantic islet of Rockall after a rare methane gas vent in the seabed and two new shellfish species were discovered by Briti...

Horned dinosaur unearthed in Big Bend

Tue, 11 Jun, 2013 08:24 PM PDT

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK — On June 1, researchers with the U.S. National Park Service and Texas Tech University unveiled a new species of horned dinosaur, Bravoceratops Polyphemus, recently discovered in Big Bend National Park.

2 New Species of Octocoral...

Wed, 05 Jun, 2013 02:05 PM PDT

Two new species of coral have been found on the West Coast of the United States and Ca...

Giant pink slug discovered in Australian mountains

Thu, 30 May, 2013 03:54 PM PDT

Mount Kaputar, in New South Wales, Australia is home to a bevy of unique plants and animals -- among them, a giant pink slug. National Parks and Wildlife Services ranger Michael Murphy was one of the first humans to come into contact with this newly-discovered species.

New 'pirate ant' species found in Laguna

Thu, 30 May, 2013 09:35 AM PDT

MANILA, Philippines - Scientists have discovered a new ant species with a bizarre pigmentation pattern in Laguna province in the Philippines.

20 million year old koala named after Dick Smith

Wed, 29 May, 2013 09:35 PM PDT

Palaeontologists from The University of Queensland (UQ) and The University of New South Wales (UNSW) have named a newly discovered extinct species of koala after Australian icon, Dick Smith.

Latest discovery on Dinosaur Island

Wed, 29 May, 2013 04:33 AM PDT

VIDEO A NEW species of amphibian that lived in the shadows of dinosaurs has been discovered on the Isle of Wight.

Striking green-eyed butterfly discovered in US

Wed, 29 May, 2013 12:52 AM PDT

US scientists have identified a new butterfly species, with a striking olive-green eye colour, in Texas

Over 100 new marine species discovered

Mon, 27 May, 2013 04:50 PM PDT

Researchers have identified the “Lipstick” sea anemone in the mudflats of Pulau Ubin.

Over 100 new marine species discovered in Singapore

Mon, 27 May, 2013 05:36 AM PDT

10 species have also been rediscovered, such as a species of large coastal catfish last seen in Singapore waters over 100 years ago. -ST

New cave-dwelling scorpion species discovered in Brazil

Sun, 26 May, 2013 01:13 AM PDT

Two new species of cave-dwelling short-tailed whipscorpions have been discovered in northeastern Brazil.

Introducing the Choctaw bass: State wildlife officials pursue new-species designation

Fri, 24 May, 2013 11:03 PM PDT

By Karl Etters Democrat staff writer -- When Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission researchers announced earlier this month that they had discovered a new species of black bass in the coastal river systems of the western Florida Panhandle and Alabama, they originally didn't kn...

Glow-in-Dark Roach, World's Smallest Frog Among Top New Species

Fri, 24 May, 2013 01:03 PM PDT

A cockroach that glows in the dark, a black fungus that's ruining prehistoric cave art and a frog smaller than a child's fingernail. These are three in a top-ten list of newly discovered species for 2012. An international committee of taxonomists announced their annual picks this week. Committee...

New cave-dwelling arachnids discovered in Brazil

Thu, 23 May, 2013 05:54 AM PDT

Two new species of cave-dwelling short-tailed whipscorpions have been discovered in northeastern Brazil, and are described in new research.

Two new crocodile species discovered

Wed, 22 May, 2013 03:46 AM PDT

Researchers have discovered two new crocodile species - dating back 5 million years - in fossil records, one of which grew up to well over four meters long.

New pirate-ant species discovered in Philippines

Wed, 22 May, 2013 03:47 AM PDT

Scientists have discovered a new ant species from the Philippines and named it the pirate ant because of a distinctive dark stripe across its eyes that resembles a pirate eye patch.

2 miniature spider species discovered in Giant Panda Sanctuaries of China

Wed, 22 May, 2013 06:59 AM PDT

Two new minute spider species have been discovered from the Sichuan and Chongqing, China. The tiny new spiders are both less than 2 mm in length, with Trogloneta yuensis being as little as 1.01 mm and Mysmena wawuensis measured to be the even tinier 0.75 mm, which classes it among ...

The pirate ant: A new species from the Philippines with a bizarre pigmentation pattern

Tue, 21 May, 2013 09:59 AM PDT

Scientists discovered a new enigmatic species of ant coming from the Philippines. Cardiocondyla pirata or the pirate ant engages the imagination with a bizarre pigmentation pattern that has no equivalent worldwide. The female castes in the colonies of these species can be recognize...

New species of sea urchins discovered in NZ waters

Mon, 20 May, 2013 04:37 PM PDT

Scientists dusting off half-century old archives of sea urchins have discovered seven new species they didn't know existed in New Zealand waters.The dramatic finds include a clarification over the mystery of one giant deepwater...

Researches discover new species of dragonfly in Goa

Thu, 16 May, 2013 01:01 AM PDT

Researchers have discovered a new species of dragonfly from a wildlife sanctuary in Goa.

New Pit Viper Species Found In Honduras

Tue, 14 May, 2013 04:17 PM PDT

Lee Rannals for – Your Universe Online Scientists writing in the

journal Zookeys say they have discovered a new species of green palm-pit viper

located in northern Honduras. The new snake species, Bothriechis guifarroi ,

was previously confused with other Hondur...

San Franciscan, William Mathews Brooks, Discovers New Fish

Mon, 13 May, 2013 12:23 AM PDT

The Eviota pamae was discovered in February by William Mathews Brooks and announced in the in the April edition of the International Journal of Ichthyology. The Journal also featured the new species on its cover. (PRWeb May 13, 2013) Read the full story at

Four new dinosaur species identified

Thu, 09 May, 2013 12:33 AM PDT

Researchers have discovered four new species of plant-eating dinosaurs, spanning a period of about 10 million years, in Alberta, Canada.

Discovered endangered: New species facing extinction

Tue, 07 May, 2013 01:42 PM PDT

New-found unicorns in the jungle, apes in the treetops and mountain-climbing snails are facing extinction. Take a look at five new disappearing species

New fish species found in Florida

Tue, 07 May, 2013 11:53 AM PDT

Florida wildlife officials say they've discovered a new species of fish in the Southeast.

Entomologist Names New Wasp Species After UC Riverside

Mon, 06 May, 2013 02:25 PM PDT

UC Riverside's Serguei V. Triapitsyn discovered several tiny female fairyflies, or mymarid wasps, 1.1 to 1.2 millimeters in body length, that he has named Gonatocerus ucri.

EDITORIAL: Rich but at risk

Sat, 04 May, 2013 11:40 PM PDT

Manila (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - This creature has a humble

moniker but it's part of the Philippines' wondrous wealth in marine life

It's called the "bubble shark" (because it can puff up to twice its size

when threatened), and it's a brand-new species discovered only last year i...

Tiny Baby Dinosaur Discovered in ...

Fri, 03 May, 2013 11:26 AM PDT

Scientists have discovered the fossilized skeleton of a baby dinosaur representing a new Continue reading

Great Ape Fossil May Be Last Common Ancestor Of Chimps And Humans

Thu, 02 May, 2013 10:15 AM PDT

April Flowers for - Your Universe Online In 2002 a fossil specimen of an ape skeleton was unearthed in Spain. The researchers who discovered the remains assigned it a new genus and species, Pierolapithecus catalaunicus , estimating that the ape lived about 11.9 million years ..

New 'fairy' insect is mind-blowingly tiny

Wed, 24 Apr, 2013 09:45 AM PDT

By Stephanie PappasLiveScience A new species of tiny fly named after the fairy in "Peter Pan" is mind-blowingly minuscule, with delicate wings trimmed in fringe.Tinkerbella nana is a newly discovered species of fairyfly from Costa Rica. Fairyflies are a type of chalcid wasp, and al...

First New Dinosaur Species Discovered In Almost A Decade – Raises New Questions Of Evolutionary Ancestry

Fri, 19 Apr, 2013 01:15 PM PDT

Brett Smith for - Your Universe Online A pair of American researchers has announced the discovery of a new species of dinosaur from Madagascar – the first such discovery in almost a decade. According to a report in the open access journal PLOS ONE, the discovery fills a gap in the i...

Introducing the 'lonely small bandit': new species of dinosaur discovered in Madagascar

Fri, 19 Apr, 2013 07:28 AM PDT

A new species of dinosaur whose translated name means “lonely small bandit” has been discovered in Madagascar.

Small bandit' dinosaur discovered

Thu, 18 Apr, 2013 02:31 PM PDT

A new species of dinosaur whose translated name means "lonely small bandit" has been discovered in Madagascar.

Catch me if you can: Two new species of moth from the Russian Far East

Tue, 16 Apr, 2013 05:34 PM PDT

Showing a range of peculiar habits and difficult to be discovered and collected, Ypsolophid moths present an exciting catch for scientists. Russian entomologists have discovered and described two species of these engaging moths, coming from the southernmost areas of the Russian Far East.

New Bat With Panda-Like Markings Found In South Sudan [PHOTOS]

Thu, 11 Apr, 2013 01:54 PM PDT

Scientists stumbled upon a new kind of bat at the Bangangai Game Reserve in South Sudan that’s so different from anything previously discovered, it gets its own new genus (the next level up from species).

Oldest dinosaur embryos found in China

Wed, 10 Apr, 2013 11:50 AM PDT

The oldest remains of dinosaur embryos from a species that lived more than 190 million years ago have been discovered, providing a new insight into how the extinct animals grew to be so large.

Brazilian team finds new porcupine species

Wed, 10 Apr, 2013 01:24 PM PDT

A new species of tree-dwelling porcupine has been discovered in Brazil's Northeastern Atlantic Forest, one of the world's most threatened habitats, researchers said.Antonio Rossano Mendes Pontes said his team found the rodent, which...

Spider as big as your face discovered

Thu, 04 Apr, 2013 08:38 PM PDT

A NEW species of tarantula with a stomach-churning 20cm leg span has been discovered. NOW WITH HORROR VIDEO.

Study of shark teeth weapons uncovers two lost species

Thu, 04 Apr, 2013 12:08 AM PDT

Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Two missing species of shark were discovered in a new analysis of weapons made from shark teeth and used by 19th century islanders.

Wed, 03 Apr, 2013 09:36 PM PDT

A new giant tarantula, about the size of a human face and with a leg span up to eight inches across, has been discovered in northern Sri Lanka.

Two new species join primate club

Mon, 25 Mar, 2013 09:59 PM PDT

TWO new species of mouse lemur have been discovered, bringing to 20 the known tally of the tree-dwellers primates that weigh less than a large apple.

138 New Beetle Species Discovered

Sun, 24 Mar, 2013 12:01 AM PDT

Museum of Natural History researchers rely on male genitalia to differentiate the bugs.

8 Frogs Discovered in 1 Sanctuary

Thu, 21 Mar, 2013 06:37 AM PDT

Two surveys in the mountainous forests of Sri Lank's Peak Wilderness Sanctuary have uncovered eight new species of frogs, according to a massive new paper in the Journal of Threatened Taxa. While every year over a hundred new

Peru surprises with 2 new amazing species of woodlizards

Wed, 20 Mar, 2013 07:19 AM PDT

Two new beautifully coloured woodlizard species from the genus Enyalioides have been discovered during expeditions to the unexplored jungles of Cordillera Azul National Park in the Peruvian Andes. Woodlizards Enyalioides are represented by as little as ten currently recognized species<...

Patients treated for pneumonia likely to develop new cognitive impairments ...

The long-term consequences of pneumonia can be more detrimental to a person's health than having a heart attack, according to joint research from the University of Michigan Health System and University of Washington School of Medicine. Older adults who ...

New rhododendron flower discovered from Arunachal

Sun, 17 Mar, 2013 12:16 AM PDT

Itanagar, Mar 17 (PTI) Adding to the rare bouquet of rich biodiversity in the Himalayan state, researchers have discovered a new beautiful species of pink rhododendron flower from Arunachal Pradesh which was hitherto unknown to science.

Antarctic's first-ever whale skeleton found

Mon, 18 Mar, 2013 03:37 PM PDT

For the first time ever, scientists say they have discovered a whale skeleton on the ocean floor near Antarctica. Resting nearly a mile below the surface, the boneyard is teeming with strange life, including at least nine new species of tiny of deep-sea creatures, according to a new Continue reading

5-Million-Year-Old Saber-Toothed Cat Fos...

Fri, 15 Mar, 2013 08:56 AM PDT

A new genus and species of extinct saber-toothed cat has been found in Polk County, Fl...

New beautifully colored long-horned beetle from Yunnan, China

Thu, 14 Mar, 2013 09:08 AM PDT

A new beautifully colored long-horned beetle species, Schwarzerium yunnanum, has been discovered in the Yunnan province, China. Additionally, seven already known representatives of the Cerambycidae family have been reported for the first time from the region.

Five-million-year-old saber-toothed cat in newly discovered genus discovered in Florida

Thu, 14 Mar, 2013 11:23 AM PDT

A new genus and species of extinct saber-toothed cat has been discovered in Polk County, Florida. The 5-million-year-old fossils belong to the same lineage as the famous Smilodon fatalis from the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, a large, carnivorous apex predator with elongated upper cani...

VIDEO: New species found in Papua New Guinea

Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 01:25 PM PDT

British expedition team filming in rainforests of Papua New Guinea has discovered up to 80 new exotic animals and plants

New crocodilian, hippo-like species discovered in Panama

Mon, 11 Mar, 2013 06:57 AM PDT

Gainesville, Florida, Mar 11 : University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal previously unknown to science during recent Panama Canal excavations that began in 2009.

Scientists discover unidentified life near South Pole

Sat, 09 Mar, 2013 10:30 AM PST

Scientists have discovered a new species of bacteria from water samples obtained from the ancient Lake Vostok. Lake Vostok had been isolated from the world for over 17 million years, and was protected by a thick sheet of ice. Scientists began drilling through the ice since 1989, and have been collected water samples from the Read The Full Story

Strange New Fish Discovered

Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 08:34 PM PST

The South Australian Museum's Ichthyology Collection Manager, Ralph Foster says "based on the genetics, and what we know about the break-up of the ancient 'supercontinents', it seems this population of cave fish has been locked beneath the surface of their little piece of Gondwana for some 80 to 100 million years." The new species is restricted to the aquifers of Barrow Island, located 50 km off ...

New Species of Cryptic Spider Discovered in South Africa

Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 11:00 AM PST

A new ground-dwelling species of South African spider has been discovered. The medium-size arachnid is distinguishable by a black dot on its back and its restricted habitat range. It's called Copa kei, named after a town near the Great Kei River, and reported March 6 in ZooKeys.

Thu, 07 Mar, 2013 07:53 AM PST

( â”Researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) working on the New South Wales south coast have discovered a new species of ancient fish, after unearthing the largest fossilised lobe-finned fish skull ever found in rocks of Devonian age. The descendants of these ancient fish evolved into the first land animals.

Scientists Discover New Crocodilian, Hippo-Like Species From Panama

Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 12:06 PM PST

University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal previously unknown to science during recent Panama Canal excavations that began in 2009.

UF scientists discover new crocodilian, hippo-like species from Panama

Tue, 05 Mar, 2013 11:40 AM PST

( University of Florida ) University of Florida paleontologists have discovered remarkably well-preserved fossils of two crocodilians and a mammal

New species discovered at estate

Mon, 04 Mar, 2013 06:42 PM PST

Surveys of a "lost world" near Loch Ness have revealed an array of tiny monsters never before recorded in the UK.

New lizard species fossils found in Spain

Mon, 04 Mar, 2013 04:30 PM PST

THE fossilised remains of a new species of lizard that lived 125 million years ago have been discovered in Spain.

New Pacific Species Include Shrimp in a Sponge Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 03:02 PM PST

A vast array of new species was recently discovered in the world's most spectacular reef you've never heard of, Madang Lagoon in Papua New Guinea.

S.D. team identifies new dinosaur

Sat, 02 Mar, 2013 12:10 AM PST

A team led by a South Dakota School of Mines and Technology assistant professor has discovered a new species of plant-eating dinosaurs that was a food source for an extinct relative of the crocodile.

New shark species discovered

Fri, 01 Mar, 2013 02:01 AM PST

Two new shark species discovered in Australia will help scientists script a better understanding of the species.

Giant cockroach genus Pseudophoraspis expands to the north with 3 new species

Thu, 28 Feb, 2013 08:15 AM PST

Three new species of the giant cockroach genus Pseudophoraspis have been discovered in the Hainan, Yunnan and Guangxi provinces of China. The three newly described cockroaches, together with another three already known species, mark the first record north of Vietnam, which was previously considered the northern boundary of the genus.

Wed, 27 Feb, 2013 06:24 AM PST

Two new species of sessile barnacles were discovered in the waters of São Tomé and Príncipe in the Gulf of Guinea. The newly described animals seem to demonstrate astonishing preference to a particular gorgonian (sea fan) host. Like in a love story, the recognition of "the one" is believed to happen through pheromones. The study was published in the open access, peer-reviewed journal Zookeys.

New miniature catfish discovered

Fri, 22 Feb, 2013 12:31 AM PST

Itanagar, Feb 22 (PTI) Much to the delight of zoologists, a new species of miniature catfish in the genus Pseudolaguvia has been discovered in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

New scorpion discovery near metropolitan Tucson, Arizona

Tue, 19 Feb, 2013 07:21 AM PST

( Pensoft Publishers ) A team of American zoologists has discovered a new species of Sky Island scorpion from the Santa Catalina Mountains of Arizona, less than 10 miles from metropolitan Tucson. Amazingly, the discovery was made by Dr. Rob Bryson Jr., while looking for a completely different animal. The scorpion found "by mistake" adds a fascinating new species to the biodiversity of North ...

Highway Paleontologist Digs Up a New Species of Whale

Mon, 18 Feb, 2013 04:06 PM PST

Discovered: How a California law lead to a whale fossil discovery; over half of moviegoers want to puke while watching 3D films; dogs sniff out other dogs in crowds; tracking climate change through Rock Hyrax urine.

New genus of crustacean and five new species

Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 11:58 AM PST

On recent expeditions to Madagascar and the French Polynesia, two researchers have discovered five new species of crustacean and a new genus named Triodonthea. Using morphological and molecular data they have discovered five new species of crustaceans in the waters of these regions. They are genetically different but morphologically very similar and they also found a new genus, named Triodonthea.

New insect: Spectacular forcepfly species discovered for the first time in South America

Sun, 17 Feb, 2013 06:58 AM PST

Austromerope is a genus of forcepflies, whose representatives are rare and mostly restricted in distribution. It belongs to the family Meropeidae (Mecoptera) and was recently unexpectedly discovered in South America. The species found in Brazil was described as new to science and named Austromerope braziliensis.

New flying frog species found in Vietnam

Sat, 16 Feb, 2013 03:43 PM PST

Rhacophorus helenae SYDNEY: An Australian researcher who discovered a new species of flying frog near Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and named it after her mother said on Tuesday that it was a rare find so close to such a big city.

New Genus Of Crustacean And Five New Species Discovered

Fri, 15 Feb, 2013 01:15 PM PST

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Experts from the Centre for Advanced Studies of Blanes and the University of Barcelona ( UB ) collected and studied different crustacean specimens during recent expeditions to Madagascar, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, the Philippines and French Polynesia. Using morphological and molecular data they have discovered five new species of crustaceans in ...

New owl species is described

Wed, 13 Feb, 2013 07:13 PM PST

A new species of owl discovered in Lombok, Indonesia, has been formally described by scientists.

Two new salamander species discovered by Colombian researchers

Mon, 11 Feb, 2013 04:03 AM PST

(â”A team of young researchers from Colombia have recently published an article in the journal Zootaxa describing two new species of salamander discovered during a project supported by the Conservation Leadership Programme and Save Our Species.

Thailand: Astonishing 10 new species of semi-aquatic freshwater earthworms revealed

Wed, 06 Feb, 2013 10:04 AM PST

The semi-aquatic earthworms in the genus Glyphidrilus are somewhat unfamiliar species that live between the terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems of rivers, streams, canals, ponds, swamps and paddy systems. Remarkably, each species is endemic to a single water basin, carrying its own signature of evolution from their common origin. A study describing ten newly discovered species of the genus has ...

Pterosaur Fossils Come From New Species Of Prehistoric Flying Reptile, Scientists Say

Wed, 06 Feb, 2013 05:41 AM PST

Scientists say they've discovered the fossilized bones of a new type of pterosaur, a flying dinosaur-age reptile, which lived about 68 million years ago and had a wingspan of nearly 10 feet (3-meters).

New species of fish discovered near Kermadec Islands

Sun, 03 Feb, 2013 06:58 PM PST

A new species of an eel-like fish has been discovered and filmed off the Kermadec Islands.

New Shrimp In The Des Plaines. Few Shrimp Shacks in Chicago.

Sat, 02 Feb, 2013 02:49 PM PST

The long-departed boats that supplied Chicago's riverside shrimp shacks brought mostly local fish back in the day. But we do have crustaceans around here and one newly discovered species points to cleaner waterways. [ more ⺠]

Tiny Feathered Dinosaur Discovered Mon, 28 Jan, 2013 05:49 AM PST

Researchers have discovered a new species of feathered but flightless little dinosaur from the Jurassic period.

'Blood-biting' predator identified

Sun, 27 Jan, 2013 06:08 PM PST

Prehistoric remains discovered more than a century ago are identified as a new species of marine super-predator. New tyrannosaur found by Edinburgh scientists

Ancient crocs dug up

Sun, 27 Jan, 2013 09:25 PM PST

Prehistoric bones discovered more than a century ago have been revealed as a new species of ocean predator distantly related to modern-day crocodiles.

Almost 500 new species discovered at Senckenberg: Newly discovered species in 2011 and 2012

Fri, 25 Jan, 2013 08:39 AM PST

In the last two years scientists at the Senckenberg research institutes have discovered and described almost 500 new species

New Study Debunks Claims That Most Species Will Vanish Before They Are Discovered

Fri, 25 Jan, 2013 10:09 AM PST

April Flowers for - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the University of Auckland , Griffith University and the University of Oxford has debunked claims that most species will go extinct before they can be discovered. "Surprisingly, few species have gone extinct, to our knowledge. Of course, there will have been some species which have disappeared without being ...

New Species Of Spider Found In Joshua Tree Is Named After Bono

Mon, 21 Jan, 2013 06:17 PM PST

U2 frontman Bono has had a new species of spider named after him. Jason Bond, a biologist at Auburn University in Alabama who discovered 33 new creatures during his expedition, decided to name the trapdoor spider after the Irishman as it can be found in the Joshua Tree National Park in California. This was the [...] New Species Of Spider Found In Joshua Tree Is Named After Bono is a post from ...

New 'leaf-cutter' bee discovered

Thu, 17 Jan, 2013 02:18 AM PST

A new species of leaf-cutter bee has been discovered near Walvis Bay in Namibia. Megachile gobabebensis was named after the only region in which it occurs, Gobabeb.

New 'Moby Dick' lizard species found in Madagascar

Tue, 15 Jan, 2013 02:43 PM PST

A new lizard species has been discovered in Madagascar and named "Moby Dick" mermaid skinkâ”after the albino sperm whale imagined by Herman Melvilleâ”for its flipper-like forelimbs and unpigmented skin, France's National Centre for Scientific Research said Tuesday.

New species of flying frog found

Thu, 10 Jan, 2013 03:59 AM PST

A new species of flying frog has been discovered less than 60 miles from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

"Bazinga!": "Big Bang Theory" catchphrase inspires new bee species name

Thu, 03 Jan, 2013 08:05 AM PST

Jim Parson's character on "The Big Bang Theory" is behind a new bee species discovered by a Brazilian scientist

A new fish species from Lake Victoria named in honor of the author of Darwin's Dreampond

Wed, 02 Jan, 2013 09:08 AM PST

A newly described cichlid species from Lake Victoria is named in honor of Tijs Goldschmidt, author of the book Darwin's Dreampond. The species was discovered by him and colleagues in 1985. It is described together with a closely related species that had disappeared for many years, but is now occasionally caught again. Success of recovery may depend on the possibility to adapt to the new ...

New cave-dwelling plant discovered

Sat, 29 Dec, 2012 03:20 AM PST

A new, and rare, species of nettle has been found in the limestone caves in China. read more

Bug professor visits Iroquois

Thu, 27 Dec, 2012 06:45 AM PST

IROQUOIS â” Dr. L. Brian Patrick, biology professor from Dakota Wesleyan University, visited the Iroquois School recently. He spoke to the second graders about arachnids and his research with spiders. In recent years, he has discovered several new species of spiders in South Dakota.

Two new species of orchid found in Cuba

Thu, 27 Dec, 2012 06:09 AM PST

Researchers have discovered two new species of Caribbean orchid. The Caribbean islands have been natural laboratories and a source of inspiration for biologists for over two centuries now. Suffice to say that the studies by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in the tropical archipelagos contributed to the emergence of the theory of evolution. In this case, biologists have discovered two ...

Tree that weeps dragons blood among new discoveries

Sun, 23 Dec, 2012 05:07 AM PST

A tree with "dragons blood" running beneath its bark is among more than 60 new species discovered in past year.

33 New Species of Trapdoor Spider Discovered

Fri, 21 Dec, 2012 01:17 PM PST

The discovery of 33 new species of sneaky trapdoor spiders boosts the total number described in one genus from seven species to 40. Trapdoor spiders, which belong to the same suborder as tarantulas, are pretty bad-ass.

New spider species? Biologist has discovered a tiny spider with a deadly clever game

Thu, 20 Dec, 2012 09:51 AM PST

After finding the first one, Phil Torres managed to spot 25 in a kilometre-square plain area near the ecotourism Tambopata Research Center in southeastern Peru and none outside that area.

Mosasaur Fossils Are Of The First Freshwater Mosasaur Species

Thu, 20 Dec, 2012 10:15 AM PST

Brett Smith for - Your Universe Online Hungarian paleontologists have discovered evidence of a new freshwater-dwelling species of mosasaur , an ancient lizard that thrived during the Late Cretaceous period, about 84 million years ago. According to the research teamâ™s report in the open-access journal PLOS ONE , the new species of mosasaur, dubbed Pannoniasaurus, grew up to 20 feet ... New spider species? Biologist has discovered a tiny spider with a deadly clever game

New croc-like dinosaur discovered in Hungary

Thu, 20 Dec, 2012 03:10 AM PST

Paelontologists uncovered the fossil remains of a new species of â˜mososaurâ™, the first of its kind to have lived in fresh-water. read more

Butterflies fly high on India's wildlife conservation map

ians_news_xe Thu, 20 Dec, 2012 02:32 AM PST

New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India has managed to protect nearly 1,504 species of butterflies discovered in the subcontinent despite threats to their survival by sporadic forest fires and depleting green cover, says leading butterfly researcher and environmentalist Peter Smetacek.

Spider shows 3D printers what's what, sculpts giant replica of self

Wed, 19 Dec, 2012 07:53 AM PST

A likely new species of arachnid has been discovered with the astonishing ability to " print " an elaborate version of itself to scare away predators. Though other species in the Cyclosa genus make crude decoys, they pale next to the level of detail shown by the newfound spider, which even shakes its webs to make the faux-arthropod creations look more lively. Spotted in a Peru rainforest by ...

These Great New Species Were Just Discovered

Tue, 18 Dec, 2012 10:22 AM PST

The adorable frog to the right is one of several great new species just announced in the World Wildlife Federation's annual Greater Mekong survey.

Two new lizards discovered in Townsville area

Tue, 18 Dec, 2012 06:07 AM PST

(â”A James Cook University researcher has helped uncover two new lizard species in the Townsville area.

New blind catfish and eel found in India

Fri, 14 Dec, 2012 02:22 AM PST

(â”A research team in the southern Indian state of Kerala has discovered a new species of blind catfish living in a deep well. The newly discovered fish was named Horaglanis abdulkalami in honor of a former president of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, whose contributions to science had inspired the scientists.

Blind cat fish species discovered

Thu, 13 Dec, 2012 10:17 AM PST

A new species of blind cat fish has been discovered by scientists working in south India

Discovered! The new species of Borneo's enigmatic primate with a toxic bite

Wed, 12 Dec, 2012 09:24 PM PST

( Wiley ) An international team of scientists studying the elusive nocturnal primate the slow loris in the jungles of Borneo have discovered a new species. The team's analysis of the primate's distinctive facial fur markings, published in the American Journal of Primatology, reveals the existence of one new species, while two of species, previously considered as possible sub-species, are being ...

10 Astonishing New Species Discovered in 2012

Wed, 05 Dec, 2012 02:26 PM PST

1. The Insect Hiding in Flickr We all know Flickr houses a treasure trove of beautiful images. But this year, we discovered it's also nature's attic-box of undiscovered lifeforms. Wildlife photographer Hock Ping Guek posted a picture of a fly with patches of color on its wings. Turns out, that fly was actually a never-before-seen species of lacewing . A couple months later, entomologist Shaun ...

The Oldest Dinosaur Ever Found Spent the Last 50 Years in a Storage Closest

Wed, 05 Dec, 2012 06:18 AM PST

# dinosaurs A team of palaeontologists has discovered what they think is the oldest known dinosaur : a new species which predates previous earliest dinosaur specimens by 15 million years. But they didn't have to go on an expedition or get their hands dirty to find itâ”they merely stumbled across it in a museum store room. More »

Saturday, Dec 01, 2012 09:45 PM EST

New Eyeless Fish Found in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Sat, 01 Dec, 2012 05:47 PM PST

New Eyeless Fish (Draconectes narinosus) Image Credit: M Kottelat/Revue suisse de Zoologie A new eyeless and scaleless fish species has been discovered on a small island in Ha Long Bay in the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam, according to Live Science reports, December 2, 2012. Fauna & Flora International (FFI), the leading NGO for limestone karst [...]