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Genomic Study Reveals New Zealand’s Tuatara Is Like No Other Animal...

In the evolutionary tree of life, the lizard-like tuatara from New Zealand is on a branch all to itself.In the time of the dinosaurs,...

Strange New Species Discovered in Abyss at The Bottom of The...

Scientists have discovered four new species and two new genera inhabiting the deep, abyssal landscape that lines the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.The Clarion-Clipperton...

Diego, The Magnificent Hero of The Galapagos, Has Finally Returned Home

Diego the giant Galapagos tortoise whose tireless efforts are credited with almost single-handedly saving his once-threatened species, was put out to pasture Monday on...

Bald Eagles Return to Nesting in Saguaro Cacti For The First...

A few years before World War II, an American trader by the name of Kermit Lee discovered something on the lower Verde River in...

Coronavirus Could Be a ‘Chimera’ of Two Different Viruses, Genome Analysis...

In the space of a few weeks, we have all learned a lot about COVID-19 and the virus that causes it: SARS-CoV-2. But there...

The Diversity of Tropical Forest Carbon Sinks Is More Complicated Than...

Tropical forests are hugely important carbon sinks. We need these beautifully diverse areas to help maintain Earth's atmosphere - and now, a new study...

A Crucial Idea Darwin Had on Evolution Was Just Confirmed, 140...

Published in 1859, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species made a number of bold claims about the nature of evolution - including the...

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s

Humanity has caused an average of more than two plant species a year to be wiped off the Earth since the middle of the...

Australia’s First Known Dinosaur Herd Discovered Hidden in Glittering Fossils

Australia's dinosaur record is one of the most poorly understood, with only a handful of species discovered in the past hundred years. A newly...

A Previously Unknown, Tiny Human Species Has Just Been Discovered in...

Archaeologists just pried another secret of our past from the clutches of the earth, welcoming a new human species to our growing family tree.This...