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Dating the undatables

Asian Horned frogs account for approximately half of the ancient family of frogs called Megophryidae. This group was previously estimated to have originated 100-126 million years ago (mya). Frogs of this family hopped alongside ...

dateFeb 23, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Birds of a feather mob together

Dive bombing a much larger bird isn't just a courageous act by often smaller bird species to keep predators at bay. It also gives male birds the chance to show off their physical qualities in order to impress females. This ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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How migratory birds respond to balmier autumns?

Around the world, no matter where we are, we can usually expect the weather to change from one season to the next. In North America, the warm days of summer eventually turn into the cooler days of autumn, and these changes ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Ecology
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Rare fossil discovery raises questions

Adult and juvenile remains of a giant rodent species (Isostylomys laurdillardi) have been uncovered by researchers, in the Río de la Plata coastal region of southern Uruguay, raising questions about classification within ...

dateFeb 22, 2017 in Archaeology & Fossils
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