The fossilized reptile is at least 120 million years old – which makes it about 25 million years older than the previously known oldest specimen.
Primates that play, grow slower but benefit later in life: New findings on Assamese macaques contradict older notions on animal play behavior.
By using annelid worms as an example a team of researchers proves that the fauna of the interstitial system has two evolutionary paths.
New scientific research could help to protect tigers from extinction. The findings indicate that tigers should be classified as only two subspecies.
The Bone‐house Wasp, described by Leibniz Scientists, is among the Top 10 New Species for 2015. This insect has a unique way to protect its offspring.
Award for a novel therapeutic approach for ichthyosis, a rare skin disease for which no therapy is available so far.
Pressures such as intense land-use and climate change are threatening the health of European freshwater ecosystems. A new online platform offers open-access publishing of maps and data.
Scientists tested a new image analysis method which will help salad breeders to faster select resistant plants.
Extracts of brown algae may be effective against human immunodeficiency virus HIV-1 infection. The Algae also possess other unknown molecules which are suspected to fight other diseases.
A boom in hydropower dam construction is underway. While this is expected to double the global electricity production from hydropower, it could pose a serious threat to freshwater biodiversity.