Biology News

Dec 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The world’s deepest fish has been captured on film by scientists from the University of Hawaii, Schmidt Ocean Institute and the University of Aberdeen using a diving vehicle called Hadal-Lander. This snailfish (bottom-left of the image) at 8,145 meters is a record for the deepest fish ever filmed; small amphipods are visible in the center. Image credit: University of Aberdeen. The video footage shows a type of snailfish at depths of 8,145 meters...

Dec 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

While tracking a population of golden-winged warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) in Tennessee in April 2014, a team of ornithologists led by Dr Henry Streby...

Dec 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Prof Charles Messing from the Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center is auctioning off the naming rights on eBay to a new species of...

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...

Dec 16, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A group of marine biologists headed by Dr Robert Vrijenhoek from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has described five new species of deep water...

Dec 13, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of marine biologists led by Dr Robert Vrijenhoek from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute has discovered a new species of bone-devouring...

Dec 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Dragonflies move like ballet dancers when they hunt, according to new research by entomologists from the University of Arizona, Howard Hughes Medical Institute,...

Dec 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study carried out by ornithologists at the University of British Columbia, Canada, hummingbirds are surprisingly sensitive to movements...

Dec 5, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study carried out by Dr Kenneth Catania from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, reveals that an electric fish known the electric eel (Electrophorus...