Using AI apps to find Nasca geoglyphs

A team of archaeologists from Yamagata University, IBM Japan and Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne used an artificial intelligence application to locate previously unknown Nasca geoglyphs. In their study, reported in ...

ESF scientist rediscovers long-lost giant fish from Amazon

(Phys.org) —A professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) has put aside nearly a century and a half of conventional wisdom with the rediscovery of a species of giant Amazonian fish whose existence ...

Long feared extinct, rare bird rediscovered

Known to science only by two specimens described in 1900, a critically endangered crow has re-emerged on a remote, mountainous Indonesian island thanks in part to a Michigan State University scientist.

William Forbes manuscript rediscovered

Prof Ernest Metzger of the School of Law has announced the rediscovery of an 18th century manuscript by William Forbes (ca. 1688 – 1745), the first Professor of Civil Law in the University.

Why extinct species seem to be returning from the dead

Like something out of a zombie movie, species that were once thought extinct seem to be rising from the dead. Between February 21 and March 4 2019, three notable rediscoveries were announced – the Fernandina Island Galápagos ...

Rediscovery of disappeared species: Truly back from the brink?

Extinction is a focal issue among scientists, policy makers and the general public. Each year, numerous species which are thought to have disappeared are rediscovered. Yet, these rediscoveries remain on the brink of extinction.