What an odd year it’s been. I got out, I went some new places, I had some different experiences, I caught some new species, I met some new people. It was another year where my days fishing for trout diminished. I think I fished for trout exactly three days… all with my daughter and a […]
Marcel ??czny takes to the streets of Toronto for a new story. The Another Species model links up with photographer Regen Chen for the day. Embracing a youthful fashion narrative, stylist Sonia Chedli impresses with a contemporary wardrobe. She brings together pieces from brands like Fear of God, Craig Green, and Alexander McQueen. A cool... [Read More]
(Louisiana State University) LSU describes a distinctive new species of antbird from humid montane forest of the Cordillera Azul, Martin Region, Peru.
It was July 10, 2016 when Dan Lane, Fernando Angulo, Jesse Fagan, and I rolled into the coffee-growing town of Flor de Café in north-central Peru. This town lies in the Cordillera Azul—a picturesque series of outlying Andean ridges hardly explored by ornithologists. Show More Summary
(St John's College, University of Cambridge) The key agents involved in spreading Parkinson's Disease in the brain were thought to be too unstable to study in depth, but in new research scientists have both characterized these toxic structures, and established how they 'drill' into the walls of healthy brain cells.
Here's something to tweet about: A new species of bird has been named for a retired Harvard biologist known as "the father of biodiversity."
Science isn't always telescopes and new species. Some research, such as the kind that helps forensics experts better understand crime scenes, requires experiments you might find just a little, well, morbid. More »
Move over Ewoks, there's a new critter in this galaxy. Star Wars. The Last Jedi marks the debut of porgs, a species of alien birds that chill with Luke Skywalker on Ahch-To as he trains Rey in the ways of the Force. They may be cute, but we can't help but wonder. How do they taste? More »
The new species, called 'Dracula's Terrible Tick,' changes what we know about dinosaur predators.
(Lund University) As resistance to existing antibiotics increases, new approaches to serious bacterial infections are needed. Now researchers at Lund University in Sweden, together with colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) in the US, have investigated one such alternative.
Scientists have uncovered the fossil of an ancestral penguin off the east coast of New Zealand. It was one of the earliest known species of penguin and also one of the largest.
A new study of a fossil from Burma reveals a tick grasping a dinosaur feather, providing our first evidence that ticks preyed on dinosaurs. Scientists also found a new species of tick — Deinocroton draculi, or "Dracula's terrible tick"...Show More Summary
New species of an ancient giant penguin was nearly 6 feet tall and weighed about 220 pounds.
A new species of freshwater fish in the family Characidae, called Hyphessobrycon myrmex, exhibits an intriguing sexual dichromatism: Adult males are a deep reddish-orange, while females and juveniles are pale yellow. The species has been described in an article published in the Journal of Fish Biology. Show More Summary
When people think of penguins, their minds usually drift all the way down to the South Pole. But there's a spheniscid hotspot to be found on the way there. Thirteen of the world's 18 penguin species have been recorded around New Zealand and its waters. Show More Summary
(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Adult males of are a deep reddish-orange, while females and juveniles are pale yellow, according to the authors of an article in Journal of Fish Biology describing tetra Hyphessobrycon myrmex. Show More Summary
Landowners and gov. agencies are teaming up in southwest Georgia to conserve rare wetlands and their rarest plant species – endangered Canby’s dropwort. This post New Partnership Protects Georgia Wetlands, Endangered Plants appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
Kew scientists, in collaboration with researchers from Brazil and Canada, have recently published a description of a new tree species from the legume family (Leguminosae or Fabaceae). Dinizia jueirana-facao G.P. Lewis & G.S. Siqueira, discovered in Brazil, grows to a whopping 40 metres with an estimated weight of up to 62 tonnes.
(University of Central Florida) Concerns about biodiversity tend to focus on the loss of species, but a new study suggests that the loss of variation within species can also have important and unexpected consequences on the environm...