Jan 25, 2015 by Sergio Prostak

A group of ornithologists led by Dr Manuel Schweizer from the Natural History Museum of Bern in Switzerland has described a new cryptic species of owl...

Aug 30, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

French ichthyologists led by Dr Philippe Keith of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris have described a new species of pike from the Charente...

Aug 19, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

A multinational team of scientists headed by Dr Goncalo Rosa of the University of Kent’s Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology has described...

Jul 7, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

The first ever systematic genetic analysis of evidence purporting to be from so-called anomalous primates such as yeti and migoi in the Himalaya, almasty...

Jul 7, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

 A new tracksite filled with hadrosaur footprints has been discovered in Denali National Park, Alaska, by a team of paleontologists led by Dr Yoshitsugu...

Jun 16, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

A group of ornithologists led by Dr Trevor Price of the University of Chicago has described a new family of birds that is represented by just one species,...

May 6, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

A newly discovered species of spider, scientifically named Cebrennus rechenbergi, can flip like a gymnast. The Moroccan flic-flac spider, Cebrennus rechenbergi....

Apr 15, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

Herpetologists from the University of Tulsa and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission have described a new species of salamander from Lake Catherine State...

Mar 21, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

The stony meteorite D’Orbigny is the source of a newly discovered mineral, kuratite. Its name honors Dr Gero Kurat (1938-2009), a world-renowned meteorite...

Feb 17, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

Paleontologists led by Dr Xiao-Chun Wu from Canadian Museum of Nature say they have discovered a new genus and species of reptile that lived in what is...

Feb 4, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of researchers has unearthed a 4,600-year-old small step pyramid at the archaeological site of al-Ghonemiya near the modern town...

Jan 31, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

A multinational group of biologists has described a new species of sweeper from the waters of the Indian Ocean. Pempheris flavicycla marisrubri, Ras Mohammed,...

Jan 23, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

Marine biologists from Japan and Australia have described a new species of eagle ray in the genus Aetobatus. Aetobatus narutobiei, adult male. Image credit:...

Jan 16, 2014 by Sergio Prostak

Paleontologists from the National Museums Scotland, the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago and the Institute of Vertebrate Palaeontology and Palaeoanthropology...

Dec 31, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Every year, hundreds of new dinosaurs, prehistoric marine reptiles and fishes are discovered, and among them are always a few really weird or beautiful...

Dec 30, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Sci-News.com presents some of the best species officially described in 2013. A walking shark, a snail with semi-transparent shell, a venomous crustacean,...

Dec 28, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Paleontologists have discovered fossils of a previously unknown species of cursorial hyena that lived in what is now Tibetan Plateau during the middle...

Dec 26, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A 19 to 16-million-year-old fossil of a kiwi-like bird unearthed at St Bathans, New Zealand, suggests that the kiwi is not a dwarf version of a distant...

Dec 2, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Brazilian biologists from the Federal University of Paraíba have discovered a new species of porcupine in the genus Coendou. The Baturite porcupine, Coendou...

Nov 28, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

According to a new DNA analysis conducted by Brazilian researchers, a rare species of wild cat called the oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus) – one of the...