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Jul 1, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a research team headed by Prof Brian Leander of the University of British Columbia’s Departments of Botany and Zoology, single-celled organisms called warnowiid dinoflagellates evolved a tiny version of a multi-cellular eye, possibly to help see their prey better. Light micrograph of a warnowiid dinoflagellate: double arrowhead points to the ocelloid, and arrow to the posterior cell extension. Scale bar – 10 μm. Image credit: Mona...

Jul 1, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists led by Prof Pavel Stoev of the National Museum of Natural History and Pensoft Publishers in Bulgaria has described a new species of...

Jun 30, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study led by Dr Sabrina Engesser from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, has revealed that the chestnut-crowned babbler (Pomatostomus ruficeps)...

Jun 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

High-speed flight recordings of lovebirds making quick in flight turns reveal how these birds improve sight and shorten blur by rotating their head at...

Jun 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Marine biologists from British Antarctic Survey and the University of Southampton, UK, have described the first species of yeti crab known from the Southern...

Jun 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

 California Academy of Sciences entomologists, Dr Rick Overson and Dr Brian Fisher, have described six new species of bizarre underground ants in the...

Jun 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Science Advances, Earth’s biota is entering a sixth ‘great mass extinction.’ Earth at night seen...

Jun 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published online in the journal Science, troops of Olive baboons (Papio anubis) decide where to move democratically. A troop of...

Jun 19, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of entomologists from the United States and Switzerland is the first to demonstrate that the Saharan silver ants (Cataglyphis bombycina)...