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From Australian Geographic: New Species Of Flower Found In Daintree Rainforest
Science & Tech  (tags: New Species, Australia, Rainforest, Flower, Parasitic, discovery, environment, interesting, investigation, news, science, study, world )

- 608 days ago -
A NEW FLOWER, Geosiris australiensis, was discovered by amateur botanists Tim Hawkes and Tony de Groot in the Daintree Rainforest. Geosiris australiensis is as beautiful as it is parasitic Please note, comment and forward
Help Discover New Species Using Your Cell Phone
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, discovery, science, biology, entomology. digital photography, taxonomy, new species, bugs, insects, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, bees )

- 1161 days ago -
Learn how to use your cell phone camera to go on photo-safaris, possibly find something new to science, make a contribution to science and our understanding of the environment, and maybe even get a bug named after you!
New Rat Species Has a Hog Nose ... and (Very) Hairy Genitals
Science & Tech  (tags: new species, discovery, biology, hog nosed rat, rodents )

- 1263 days ago -
True to its unglamorous name, the hog-nosed rat has a large, flat nose with forward-facing nostrils that resembles a pigâEUR(TM)s snout. Add a tiny mouth opening, long hind legs and ears, big white incisors (most rodents have yellow teeth), and
Greedo Fish Is A New Species Of Catfish; And Yes, It Has Been Named After A Star Wars Character
Science & Tech  (tags: new species, fish )

- 1466 days ago -
Meet Peckoltia greedoi, a newly-named species of suckermouth armored catfish. And if its name calls to mind a character from a galaxy far, far away well, that is the point. The fish was named for Greedo, the bounty hunter killed by Han Solo in Star Wars.
New Owl Species Found in Indonesia
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, owls, indonesia, new species, science, world, interesting, discovery, research, habitat )

- 2229 days ago -
Researchers looking for a nocturnal bird in Indonesia accidentally identified a new species of owl -- one that has a distinct whistling song and is believed to exist nowhere else in the world.
Mysterious New Stick Insect Discovered That Sprays Like a Skunk
Science & Tech  (tags: insects, new species, discovery, stick insectinteresting )

- 2388 days ago -
A new species of stick insect has been discovered that is so mysterious and unusual that scientists have given it its own genus, Conlephasma, and the species name of "enigma."
Antarctic Seafloor Geyser Found Hosting Strange Community
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, hydro-thermal vents, new species, seafloor geysers, vent crabs )

- 2594 days ago -
Spe­cies pre­vi­ously un­known to sci­ence have been dis­cov­ered on the seafloor near Ant­arc­ti­ca, clus­ter­ing in the dark­ness around seafloor gey­sers called hy­dro­ther­mal ven­ts, sci­en­tists say. The find­ings, made by teams led by the Un­iv
New Species of Sponge Discovered in Norfolk
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, research, study, wildlife, aquatic species, sponges, new species, Wildlife Trust )

- 2722 days ago -
A new species of sponge never before seen in the UK has been discovered off the coast of East Runton by scientists taking part in the first ever survey of seaweed to span the length of the East Coast of England.
Cat-Like Crocodile Roamed Earth With the Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, archaeology, crocodiles, new species, fossils )

- 2910 days ago -
The discovery of the bizarre, lanky creature had mammal-like teeth and skinny legs shows that bony plated reptiles were once far more diverse than they are today. It enjoyed land-based lifestyle on the African floodplains far removed from its aquatic
Possible New Species Found at Ocean's Crossroads
Science & Tech  (tags: Okeanos Explorer, ROV, new species, Oceans, thriving exotic animal ecosystem )

- 3002 days ago -
The Okeanos Explorer, known as "America's ship for ocean exploration," is on an expedition around the globe to document mostly unknown areas of the ocean. Travelling on the ship is a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) which can descend 4,000 metres.
Pucker Up: New Mistletoe Found
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, environment, interesting, news, new species, mistletoe )

- 3011 days ago -
A new species of mistletoe is among plant discoveries in 2010. Nobody is likely to be found kissing under a sprig of it, though, because so far it's been found only on a single mountain in Mozambique.
More Than 100 New Species Described By California Academy of Sciences in 2010
Science & Tech  (tags: biodiversity, New Species, California Academy, animals )

- 3019 days ago -
Global biodiversity surveys over the past few years have provided increasing evidence that our planet is in the midst of its sixth mass extinction. Plants, animals, and microorganisms are disappearing thousands of times more rapidly than they have for....
New Large Squid Species Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: science, discovery, New Species )

- 3051 days ago -
A newfound species of large squid has been discovered from an expedition to mountains submerged in the Indian Ocean.
BIODIVERSITY: An Ocean of Crustaceans
Science & Tech  (tags: census of marine life, baseline of life in oceans, biodiversity, new species, new ecosystems, baseline for gulf oil study, species loss, habitat loss, dead zones, tierramerica network )

- 3143 days ago -
"Until now most of this information was scattered or unavailable except at a very local level. This brings all known information together for the first time to create a baseline of life in the oceans," Miloslavich told Tierramérica.
Stunning Monkey Discovered in the Colombian Amazon
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, monkeys, New Species, rainforest )

- 3146 days ago -
A new monkey species proves that the world's greatest tropical rainforest still has many surprises to reveal. Unfortunately, researchers say it is likely the new species is already Critically Endangered.

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