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New lizard species named after Mumbai scientist

A Mumbai scientist has earned a rare distinction of getting a new species of gecko – discovered last year from the Western Ghats in Maharashtra Continue reading “New lizard species named after Mumbai scientist” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 17th, 2014
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New snake species found in China

Chinese scientists have discovered a new species of brownish pit viper in the largest scientific study since the 1970s on wildlife at Mount Everest Continue reading “New snake species found in China” More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 25th, 2012
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New species of coelacanth fish discovered

Scientists have discovered a new species of coelacanth fish whose tiny pieces of fossil Continue reading “New species of coelacanth fish discovered” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Rare Japanese frog species armed with spikes

A rare frog species is armed with combat-ready spikes which shoot straight from the fingers Continue reading “Rare Japanese frog species armed with spikes” »  More...

This harvestman has especially long legs  – a span measuring more than 33 centimetres  © Senckenberg
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Scientist discovered spider stretching 33 cm

A scientist at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt has discovered a harvestman Continue reading “Scientist discovered spider stretching 33 cm” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, January 15th, 2012
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Plant found with built-in drought alarm

A signal found in plants could act as a drought alarm, allowing them to adapt to such extreme Continue reading “Plant found with built-in drought alarm” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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New species of large predatory fish from Devonian Period found

A new species of large predatory fish that prowled ancient North American waterways during the Devonian Period, before backboned animals existed on land has been discovered Continue reading “New species of More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, April 5th, 2011
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Scientist stumbles on new class of living things

A scientist claims to have discovered not just a new species but a whole new branch of the tree of Continue reading “Scientist stumbles on new class of living things” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 24th, 2011
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First ever bulldog with sex reversal identified

A French bulldog with sex reversal has been identified in Spain Continue reading “First ever bulldog with sex reversal identified” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, March 3rd, 2011
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2 new crustaceans found in Iberian Peninsula

Scientists have discovered two cladocerous crustaceans in Iberian Peninsula. Continue reading “2 new crustaceans found in Iberian Peninsula” »  More...