This Scottish Worm Has Eyes on Its Butt
Ampharete oculicirrata has a set of peepers for each side of its half-centimeter body.
A Bizarre New Species of Mollusk Eats Rocks, Poops Sand, and Shapes Rivers
Lithoredo abatanica, a very weird shipworm found in a river in the Philippines, represents both a new species and genus.
This Preserved Millipede Lived 99 Million Years Ago Alongside Dinosaurs
The millipede is only 8.2 millimeters long, making it an “an extreme case of miniaturization.”
Who Needs Aliens When Prehistoric Anus-Faced Worms Already Existed
“Darting from the water depths, the spines would have been a terrifying sight to many of the smallest marine creatures that lived during that time.”
Oh This Old Thing? It's Just a Three-Foot-Long Shipworm
Look at it.
Slime-Shooting 'Spiderman' Worm Snail Discovered on Sunken Shipwreck
It's exactly what it sounds like.
The Facebook Group Identifying Rare Species in Cambodia
Citizen scientists are helping to fill a research gap caused by decades of turmoil.
Having Tea with India’s Frogman
S.D. Biju, aka India’s Frogman, has a hard enough time getting his mom to care about his frogs, to say nothing of the entire planet.
A Scientist Is Selling the Right to Name His Newly-Discovered Moth on eBay
But you can't just name a new species anything.
'Homo Naledi': A New Human-Like Species Could Change Our Ideas on Evolution
Researchers claim to have found a new, ancient human-like species.
This New Dinosaur Is Like Triceratops with a Massive Kickass Crown
But beyond the pure wow factor, the find also represents the first example of convergent evolution ever observed in a horned dinosaur.
UV Light and Photoshop Return Color to 6 Million Year-Old Seashells
A researcher discovered 13 new species of sea snail using some clever photography.