A new, yet-unnamed species of Rickettsia has turned up in dogs. Researchers now want to know if can affect people, too.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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The discovery that gentoo penguins are actually four distinct species has important implications for their conservation.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have discovered a new species of wasp with a role in an insect horror story playing out on the stems and leaves of oak trees.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~10 min
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A new species of bacteria, one that makes its home on the relatively hot and dry surface of a solar panel, was discovered recently at the Arnold Arboretum, offering a lesson that nature’s reach extends even to the artificial.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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The extraordinary story of a stingray, its discovery and its uncertain fate in the Yemen war.
July 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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