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...