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,...