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Oldest species of a marine mollusc discovered

An international research team, with Spanish participation, has discovered a new species of mollusc, Polyconites hadriani, in various parts of the Iberian Peninsula. The researchers say this species, which is […]

Species loss tied to ecosystem collapse and recovery

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — The world’s oceans are under siege. Conservation biologists regularly note the precipitous decline of key species, such as cod, bluefin tuna, swordfish and sharks. Lose […]

NASA Maps Reveal Dinosaur Crater

From Canada to Central America, the many grandeurs of North America’s diverse topography star in a just-released high-resolution map from NASA’s Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. But a relatively obscure feature, […]