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.
yesterday • ~10 min
Tags: evolution insects trees new-species wasps parasites science-and-technology
Long-used approaches for reconstructing evolutionary paths, or "trees of life," are deeply flawed, say researchers in a new paper.
April 17, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: evolution extinction fossils new-species science-and-technology
The "ability to withstand low oxygen environments and walk on their fins gives them a remarkable edge over their prey of small crustaceans and mollusks."
Feb. 3, 2020 • ~3 min
Tags: sharks walking new-species featured science-and-technology
New research clarifies the mysterious ants from Europe that love North American sidewalks, backyards, and sidewalks. Kids with cookies helped.
Dec. 11, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: insects new-species ants science-and-technology citizen-scientists
A drop of fossilized amber from a mine in northern Myanmar contains not just a beetle but also 62 grains of pollen still clinging to its legs.
Nov. 12, 2019 • ~4 min
Tags: insects fossils beetles plants pollen new-species pollinators featured science-and-technology flowers
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