It’s not just spiders, scorpions and snakes for the man in charge of pest control at Kandahar air base.
Image copyright Gabriel Lio Image caption New fossils found in 2015 help fill gaps in our knowledge of how Teleocrater looked One of the earliest relatives of dinosaurs had some features we associate today with crocodiles and alligators, a study suggests. Many palaeontologists have wondered what the earliest dinosaur relatives looked like, as the fossil […]
Image copyright Science Photo Library Researchers have found evidence of an existing body of liquid water on Mars. What they believe to be a lake sits under the planet’s south polar ice cap, and is about 20km (12 miles) across. Previous research found possible signs of intermittent liquid water flowing on the martian surface, but […]
Over 1.5m penguins, the largest population on the Antarctic Peninsula, has been found on the Danger Islands. Scientists say the presence of heavy sea ice around the islands and the difficulty of landing boats there has meant that the territory has been left untouched, allowing the population of penguins to thrive. Source link Facebook Twitter […]