Apr 29, 2015 by Enrico de Lazaro

A group of researchers led by Dr Jaime Troncoso-Palacios of the Universidad de Chile in Santiago has described two new species of iguanid lizards from...

Apr 7, 2015 by Enrico de Lazaro

Since the early 1900s, paleontologists have believed that the dinosaur genus Brontosaurus (thunder lizard) was in fact the Apatosaurus. Now, a new study,...

Dec 17, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

An international group of entomologists led by Dr Marco Bologna from the University Roma Tre, Italy, has described a new species in the beetle genus Hycleus. Hycleus...

Nov 13, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

According to a new study published in the journal Plant and Cell Physiology, hemoglobin found in a variety of beetroot called the sugar beet (Beta vulgaris...

Jul 8, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Pelagornis sandersi – a newly discovered extinct species of bird that lived in what is now North America about 28 million years ago – is the largest...

Jun 24, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

A newly discovered white dwarf, which is a companion to the nearby pulsar PSR J2222-0137, is so cool that its carbon has crystallized, forming a giant...

Jun 23, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Entomologists from the United States and Germany have described seven new species of giant pill-millipedes belonging to the Malagasy genus Sphaeromimus. Sphaeromimus...

Jun 19, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Prof Olaf Kaper, an archaeologist at Leiden University in the Netherlands, believes he may have solved one of the greatest mysteries in ancient history...

Jun 12, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Herpetologists from Fauna & Flora International (FFI) and Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig in Germany have described a new species of wolf...

May 28, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Fossilized pollen grains found in the stomach of a 47-miilion-year-old Pumiliornis tessellatus, a tiny bird that lived in what is now Germany during Eocene,...

May 26, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Marine biologists have described two new species of coral reef fish from the waters off Curaçao, southern Caribbean. The Spot-tail golden bass (Liopropoma...

May 13, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

Underwater archaeologists led by the famed treasure hunter Barry Clifford believe they have discovered remains of the Santa Maria – the flagship of Christopher...

May 9, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

NASA’s High Definition Earth Viewing experiment (HDEV) is now live-streaming views of our planet from space captured by HD cameras. HDEV placed four...

Apr 25, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

The Alligator snapping turtle (Macrochelys temminckii), long thought to be a single species, is actually three species, according to a new study published...

Mar 19, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

U.S. paleontologists have discovered a new raptor dinosaur that lived in western North America during the Cretaceous period, about 66 million years ago. This...

Feb 13, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

U.S. Geological Survey researchers have produced the first complete global geologic map of the Jupiter’s largest moon, Ganymede. Global geologic map...

Feb 6, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

A new study, conducted by a large consortium involving more than 30 groups from the United States, Canada, Australia and European countries, provides a...

Jan 28, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

An international team of archaeologists has uncovered a large, stone-lined hearth – dating to about 300,000 years ago – in a cave near the modern...

Jan 27, 2014 by Enrico de Lazaro

The genome sequence of a man who lived in what is modern Spain 7,000 years ago reveals that European hunter-gatherers were dark-skinned and blue-eyed. This...

Dec 9, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

A group of archaeologists digging at the Neolithic site of Ayia Varvara Asprokremnos, Cyprus, has unearthed an early Neolithic building and a number of...