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...