Dec 31, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Meet the amazing, beautiful and weird mammals, birds, insects, fishes, arthropods, sponges, amphibians and crustaceans discovered in 2012. Lesula monkey...

Dec 28, 2012 by Natali Anderson

A team of biologists from the University of Vigo, Spain, and the Alejandro de Humboldt National Park in Cuba, has identified two new species of Caribbean...

Dec 27, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A new research published in the open access journal PLoS-ONE has revealed previously unknown differences in the food habits of saber-toothed cats and American...

Dec 27, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have unearthed a temple and a cache of sacred vessels dating from around 738 BC during excavations...

Dec 27, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

According to a team of astronomers led by Dr Julie Hlavacek-Larrondo of Stanford University, so-called ‘ultramassive black holes’ may be more abundant...

Dec 27, 2012 by Natali Anderson

British scientists have identified for the first time a particular ‘secondary microflora component’ that helps give blue cheese its distinctive aroma. Blue...

Dec 26, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

European scientists have identified in mice a previously unknown group of brain nerve cells, or neurons, that regulate cardiovascular functions such as...

Dec 25, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

According to a team of scientists headed by Prof Guillermo Ortí of the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, the extinct megapiranha (Megapiranha paranensis)...

Dec 25, 2012 by Natali Anderson

The Advanced Camera for Surveys aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has snapped a spectacular view of one of the flattest galaxies known –...