Alpine plants in China’s Hengduan mountain range 30 million years old

Context Alpine plants in southwest China’s Hengduan mountain range could be nearly 30 million years old, the oldest alpine flora anywhere in the world. Key Details Researchers compared the tectonic…

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New species discovered in the Galapagos islands

Context An international team of marine scientists have discovered 30 new species of invertebrates in deep water surrounding the Galapagos. Key Details The deep-sea experts discovered fragile coral and sponge…

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