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Louis Dollo was an engineer who made his money in supervising mining sites, but found his true calling in supervising paleontological digs. He became a paleobiologist, famous for excavating a group of iguanodon. After years of unearthing giants,
Fishes account for over half of vertebrate species but knowledge about relationships among its various types is still unknown. A team of scientists led by Richard Broughton, associate professor of biology at the University of Oklahoma, published two
By Babu G. Ranganathan The recent news is scientists have discovered that some snippets of DNA from a fish, they once thought was extinct, can cause mice to grow limbs. This is wrongly being hailed as
I would propose a minor edit to her reference to childless adults being asked to explain why they're not helping to populate this poor, desolate planet...The Los Angeles Times on March 2 ran an item on a poll about moral issues and population growth.
Story video video Instead, the porters known locally as drudgers were about to head home. They had been double-booked, and were just getting back from an excursion with another group of biologists...As a curator of mammalogy at the Royal Ontario
World's unknown species can be named' before they go extinct BBC News A new species of Pseudopallene sea spider found in shallow water off the northwest coast of Australia Most of the world's plant and animal species could be named before they go
World species narrowed to 8 million max NZ Newswire January 25, 2013, 8:01 am New research has dispelled fears that millions of animal and plant species will be extinct before they are actually discovered...Earlier estimates of the number of species
What are the different jobs that we need them to do?" said Adams, the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reported. Adams and colleagues took 16 soil samples from all reaches of the globe, from Antarctica to tropical forest
New research just published also shows that female giraffes form previously unrecognised close bonds with a select group of female companions. Not only do they make "friends" in this way, they avoid other females they get on with less well.
ScienceNOW High in the Himalayas in 2008, a tiny flash of yellow caught Paul Egan's eye. The poppy intrigued the doctoral student in botany at Trinity College Dublin, as he was already attempting to study the ecology of several species of Himalayan