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Earths biodiversity could be much greater than we thought

Posted in Science on 2nd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

We might have managed to recognize only 2% of Earths biodiversity.

Life forms 'went large' a billion years ago

Posted in Science on 18th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Life was already organising itself into large communities of cells more than a billion years ago, according to evidence from China.

Researchers find that Earth may be home to 1 trillion species

Posted in Featured, Science on 3rd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species, with only one-thousandth of 1 percent now identified, according to the results of a new study.

Disappearing species may leave no trace in the fossil record

Posted in Featured, Science on 18th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Now is unlike anything that's happened, not just in the numbers of species going extinct, but also in the way it's happening: Its being driven by one species.

'Tree of life' for 2.3 million species released

Posted in Featured, Science on 23rd Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

A collaborative effort among eleven institutions, the tree depicts the relationships among living things as they diverged from one another over time.