Scientists Make First Step in Developing Cyborg Moth Biobots

Scientists from North Carolina State University are working on developing cyborg moth biobots. Read more on

Posted by on 22 August 2014 | 9:21 am

New Tree Frog Species Discovered in Madagascar's Ankarafa Forest

A new species of tree frog has been discovered in Madagascar. Scientists say the frog has a unique call consisting of a trill and a triple click. Read more on

Posted by on 18 August 2014 | 5:12 pm

Pterosaur Discovered in Brazil Had Large Bony Head Crest

Scientists have discovered the fossils of previously unknown species of pterosaur in Brazil. It had a bony projectile growing on its head. Read more on

Posted by on 14 August 2014 | 5:16 pm

Cupertino Aloft Hotel Beta Testing Room Service Robot

Starwood Hotels is beta testing a room service robot at the Cupertino Aloft hotel. No need to tip him, just give him a good review. Read more on

Posted by on 12 August 2014 | 5:24 pm

New Planthopper Insect Discovered in Southern Spain

Scientists have identified a new species of planthopper in southern Spain. The species belongs to the Conosimus genus. Read more on

Posted by on 8 August 2014 | 8:37 am

New Frog Species Discovered in Southeastern Brazil

A new frog species has been discovered in Brazil. The frog is named Chiasmocleis quilombola. Read more on

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:35 am

Giant Dobsonfly With Wingspan Over 8 Inches Found in China

Scientists have found a giant dobsonfly with a wingspan over 8 inches found in China's Sichuan province. Read more on

Posted by on 23 July 2014 | 10:47 am

Scientists Identify Four New Species of Tuco-Tucos

Four new tuco-tuco species have been named by scientists. The gopher-like creatures all live in Bolivia. Read more on

Posted by on 21 July 2014 | 5:47 pm

New Mite Species Named After Jennifer Lopez

Researchers have named a new mite species after singer and actress Jennifer Lopez. The mite is named Litarachna lopezae. Read more on

Posted by on 15 July 2014 | 2:28 pm

Scientists Recreate Walk of the Trigonotarbid Using Computer Software

Scientists have recreated the walk of the trigonotarbid, an ancient arachnid, using computer software. Read more on

Posted by on 10 July 2014 | 2:10 pm

Fossil of Tiny Ancient Hedgehog Found in British Columbia

Fossils of a tiny ancient hedgehog species and a tapir-like creature have been found at a site in British Columbia. Read more on

Posted by on 10 July 2014 | 10:51 am

New Species of Pathetic Looking Spiny Plant Found in Texas

Scientists have discovered a new species of plant in Valentine, Texas. It is described as pathetic, wilted and spiny. Read more on

Posted by on 9 July 2014 | 11:20 am

Scientists Discover Gene That Helps Decapitated Flatworms Regrow Heads

Scientists have discovered the gen, zic-1, that helps flatworms regrow their heads after they have been decapitated. Read more on

Posted by on 8 July 2014 | 5:11 pm

Extinct Bird Had Wingspan of Over 20 Feet

A bird that lived 25 to 28 million years ago had a huge wingspan of over 20 feet. It could glide for long distances using its enormous wings. Read more on

Posted by on 8 July 2014 | 11:29 am

Bone-House Wasp Uses Bodies of Dead Ants to Make Its Nest

The bone-house wasp incorporates the bodies of dead ants into its nests. The newly discovered wasp from South-East China actually predates spiders and not ants. Read more on

Posted by on 7 July 2014 | 4:18 pm