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Just how old are animals?

The origin of animals was one of the most important events in the history of Earth. Beautifully preserved fossil embryos suggest that our oldest ancestors might have existed a little more than half a billion years ago.

dateMay 30, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Crunch time for food security

Feelings often run high where insects are concerned, with many people even squeamish to look on them, let alone touch or swallow them. And yet insects present a huge nutritional opportunity as an increasing global population ...

dateNov 10, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Higher biodiversity due to river-expanding measures

Lower flood risk and the start of biodiversity recovery - those two things can go together quite well. Multiple groups of endangered and protected species are returning to river areas in the Netherlands, reveal researchers ...

dateNov 09, 2017 in Ecology
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