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.

Climate change: survival of the oldest species?

Posted in Featured, Science on 9th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The logic is relatively simple: The reason theyre so old is that theyve been tested by environmental shifts before and have come out on top.

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.