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Stegosaurus stenops, a stegosaur from the Late Jurassic of North America, pencil drawing by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com) and Wikipedia Commons.
Stegosaurus stenops, a stegosaur from the Late Jurassic of North America, pencil drawing by Nobu Tamura (http://spinops.blogspot.com) and Wikipedia Commons.


Kung Fu Stegosaur

Stegosaurs might be portrayed as lumbering plant eaters, but they were lethal fighters when necessary, according to paleontologists who have uncovered new evidence of a casualty of stegosaurian combat. The evidence is a fatal stab wound in the pubis bone of a predatory allosaur. The wound – in the conical shape of a stegosaur tail […]

President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India travel by motorcade in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 30, 2014. Credit: White House Photo by Pete Souza
President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India travel by motorcade in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 30, 2014. Credit: White House Photo by Pete Souza


India-US: Forward Together In Space? – Analysis

By Jennifer McArdle and Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan With much fanfare, Indian Prime Minister Modi’s trip to the United States came to a close September 30. Modi’s whirlwind tour included a two-day meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama, the goal of which was to reinvigorate a relationship that many felt had plateaued. In a joint Washington […]

The new endemic species Aegista diversifamilia is shown. Credit: Chih-Wei Huang
The new endemic species Aegista diversifamilia is shown. Credit: Chih-Wei Huang


A New Land Snail Species Named For Equal Marriage Rights

Scientists from the Department of Life Science, National Taiwan Normal University and the Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica described a new endemic land snail species. The new species Aegista diversifamilia was long confused for the widely distributed A. subchinensis. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. Aegista subchinensis was first described in […]