'Blood cells' found in dino fossils

Posted in Science on 10th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

The work could shine a light on long-standing questions about dinosaur physiology, including whether specific species were warm or cold-blooded.

Not so crowded? New findings on global species richness

Posted in Featured, Science on 8th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Earth may contain millions fewer species than previously thought. New findings narrow species estimates for insects and terrestrial arthropods.

Missing link fossil shows sharks are far more evolved than previously thought

Posted in Science on 31st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Sharks have cartilaginous skeletons, causing earlier experts to assume they are part of a primitive evolutionary pathway.

World's Oldest Broken Bone Pushes Back Our Transition to Land by Two Million Years

Posted in Science on 27th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers analyzing the worlds oldest broken bone have discovered that a 333M year old critter spent most of its life on land.

Unusually Short Lived Fish Could Hold the Secrets to Getting Old

Posted in Science on 6th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

For scientists who study ageing, the turquoise killifish could be the key to their future experiments.