A tree frog that was believed to be extinct for 100 years was discovered in abundance in a northeast Indian jungle. The paper published in PLOS ONE can be found here.
If long strands of RNA don’t code for proteins, should they be considered junk? If we don’t know exactly what role DNA between genes plays, should we call them “junk”? This article explores this issue.
How could a species of beetle help prevent frost on airplane parts? Find out here.
Have you’ve ever wondered about courtship behavior in the mysterious puma? Max Allen explains some of his really cool research here.
Here’s a neat paper on the microbial biodiversity of Antarctica. Could there be implications for how scientists understand the cold limits of terrestrial life on other planets?