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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 Park, Hot Spring County, Arkansas. Ouachita Streambed Salamander (Eurycea subfluvicola). Image credit: Mike Steffen / University of Tulsa. In May 2011, the team caught a single specimen of the new species while collecting larvae of a more common species, the Many-ribbed Salamander (Eurycea multiplicata). “DNA...

Apr 14, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a team of genetic scientists from the Ilia State University’s Institute of Ecology in Tbilisi, Georgia, hybridization of wolves (Canis...

Apr 11, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A 305-million-year-old fossil found in eastern France reveals that primitive harvestmen had two sets of eyes rather than one. Reconstruction of Hastocularis...

Apr 10, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study reported in the Oxford Journal of Archaeology challenges the traditional view that Neanderthal childhood was short, difficult and dangerous. This...

Apr 9, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Paleontologists from China, the United States and United Kingdom have discovered a 3-inch-long fossil of a prehistoric shrimp-like animal with the earliest...

Apr 8, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new genetic study, published in the journal Genetics, supports the hypothesis that Neanderthals interbred with anatomically modern Homo sapiens in Eurasia. A...

Apr 7, 2014 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the Journal of Zoology, the dingo is a distinct member of the dog family, not a kind of wild dog as previously believed. A...