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...

Nov 29, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Entomologists from Bolivia and Brazil have described a new species of rhinoceros beetle from a subhumid forest in the Southern Bolivian Andes. Oryctophileurus...

Nov 26, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Entomologists from Utah State University have described two new gorgeous species in the rare wasp genus Abernessia. Abernessia giga, female. Image credit:...

Nov 22, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Physicists using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole have detected for the first time mysterious, high-energy neutrinos that originate outside...