New species of giant salamander is world's biggest amphibian

Using DNA from museum specimens collected in the early 20th century, researchers from ZSL (Zoological Society of London) and London's Natural History Museum identified two new species of giant salamander—one of which they ...

Geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

A team of researchers from Caltech and the China Earthquake Administration has discovered an ancient, deep canyon buried along the Yarlung Tsangpo River in south Tibet, north of the eastern end of the Himalayas. The geologists ...

The vivid realism of 3D functions, right there on your browser

A classic online mathematical reference offered by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now features a better way for users to view its most complicated illustrations—three-dimensional graphs of math ...

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