‘Extinct’ cockroach species found surviving in a single tree
A long-lost cockroach species considered extinct for 80 years has been found thriving at the foot of a single banyan tree.
Radiation-protected pitch-black frogs are taking over Chernobyl
Chernobyl tree frogs have a much darker colouration than frogs captured in control areas outside the zone.
Homo sapiens the pinnacle of human progress? Unlikely
Our ancient ancestors got a bad press – here’s why that was a mistake.
The lonely tuatara just got a new family member – but it’s long-dead
A long-lost cousin of the tuatara which lived alongside the dinosaurs has been discovered. A nearly complete skeleton of what’s been dubbed Opisthiamimus gregori has been found in the US state of Wyoming – pretty far from the tuatara’s native homeland of New Zealand. It dates back 150 million years,
Ancient fish’s 380 million-year-old heart preserved intact
Scientists in Australia say they’ve discovered the oldest-ever fossilised heart.
Dreams are for keeping the brain warm, not learning – scientist
Do androids dream of electric… heaters?
Teeth likely evolved on the outside of our ancestors’ mouths – study
Be glad you exist this far down the evolutionary line.