Apr 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists have described a new species of assassin fly found preserved in two pieces of 100-million-year-old Burmese amber. Burmapogon bruckschi,...

Apr 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Ichthyologists have described a new genus and species of electric knifefish from the Rio Negro, the Amazonia State of Brazil. Procerusternarchus pixuna....

Apr 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Scientists led by Dr Christo Buizert of Oregon State University have successfully used an innovative radiometric-Krypton-dating technique to determine...

Apr 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The more massive the bulge of a galaxy, the redder the galaxy, says a team of astronomers reporting in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical...

Apr 22, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Linguistic, ecological, archaeological and genetic evidence show that the domesticated chili pepper, Capsicum annuum, originated in central-east Mexico...

Apr 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Marine biologists have described a new species of beaked whale known only from seven specimens found stranded on tropical islands in the western and central...

Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

In two separate studies, geologists led by Dr Haley Sapers from the University of Western Ontario and Dr Pete Schultz of Brown University have found floral,...

Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) select a certain type of wood to make their nests, says a team of biologists from the United States. A male chimpanzee at...

Apr 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Archaeological activities at the site of the ancient city of Ostia have yielded new and exciting finds. Newly discovered features at Ostia. Satellite imagery...