Category: Evolution


Two new species of ant described

  One minute round-up: Eli Sarnat joins to discuss his recent publication in PLOS ONE: Inordinate Spinescence: Taxonomic Revision and Microtomography of the Pheidole cervicornis Species Group (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) 408 total views, no views today

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Zika virus roundup

    Zika virus is a member of the flavivirus genus,  it causes an illness known as Zika fever. This virus has been known to science since 1947 where it was identified in a...

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Tall Tales: How the Giraffe Got its Neck

Giraffes are one of the world’s most iconic animals. With their two metre long necks and leopard-like patterning they is unmistakable. Today there are only two extant members of the family Giraffidae, the giraffe...

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The bird which flew above dinosaurs heads

The analysis of the exceptional 125 millions years-old remains of a wing from Spain have, recently, changed the evolutionary history of birds. The extraordinary preservation of the fossil has allowed the researchers to access...

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