• earthsky.org | 12/12/2018 | Eleanor Imster
    A new stream-dwelling frog from the Philippines. Via Calacademy. In 2018, researchers added 229 new plant and animal species to Earth’s tree of life. The new species include 120 wasps, 34 sea slugs,...
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  • phys.org | 12/5/2018 | Staff
    The conservation of animals relies heavily on estimates of their numbers. Without knowing how many individuals there are, it is impossible to know whether a population is thriving or dying out—and...
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  • phys.org | 12/4/2018 | Staff
    Tests on more than 100 sea turtles—spanning three oceans and all seven species—have revealed microplastics in the guts of every single turtle. Researchers from the University of Exeter and Plymouth...
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  • phys.org | 11/26/2018 | Staff
    The White-browed Shortwing (Brachypteryx montana) has been considered to be a single species distributed from the central Himalayas to the southeast Chinese mainland and the island of Taiwan, the...
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  • phys.org | 11/21/2018 | Staff
    The "Stanley Cup of entomology" has been won by a U of M biologist. The grey buckeye butterfly is dark brown, speckled, and somewhat mothlike, but it's actually a beautiful new species—the first new...
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  • phys.org | 11/16/2018 | Staff
    Population geneticists at Bielefeld University and the British Antarctic Survey have found that eleven seal species only narrowly escaped extinction. Their study has been published today in Nature...
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