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New species from the Amazon basin Peru Aenigmanu alvareziae. Source: William Wayt Thomas et al. Aenigmanu, a new genus of Picramniaceae from Western Amazonia

This Unusual Plant from the Amazon Has Remained Unidentified since 1973

Unusual Plant from the Amazon Has Remained Unidentified since 1973 and has now been identified as a new species by the name Aenigmanu alvareziae

May 26, 2021 Total Lunar Eclipse Telescopic View Credit NASA Science Visualization Studio

An Almost Total Lunar Eclipse Happens Tonight

On November 19, 2021, there will be An Almost Total Lunar Eclipse Tonight when the Moon passes into the shadow of the Earth.

Bodo cranium. Homo bodoensis. posted by 360onhistory.com

A new name for an ancient human l Homo bodoensis

Scientists have recently given a new name to one of our ancient direct human ancestors calling it Homo bodoensis. This species of hominin lived during the Middle Pleistocene (now called Chibanian) bet...

Ramari's beaked whale, Mesoplodon eueu. 360onhistory.com

New Species of Beaked Whale Found

New Species of Beaked Whale Found in the Southern Hemisphere. It has been named by an indigenous woman who helped with the discovery.

Natural and False colour views of Europa taken in 1997 by the Galileo Spacecraft. Credits: NASA, NASA-JPL, University of Arizona

Hubble finds long term presence of water vapour on Jupiter’s moon Europa

The Hubble Space Telescope has found long term presence of water vapour on Jupiter's moon Europa, which also has an ocean under its icy surface.

A human skeleton unearthed at Huaca Santa Rosa de Pucalá (Image credit: Edgar Bracamonte Lévano)

Ancient Child Sacrifice in Peru

The foothills of the Andes mountains are revealing their bloody secrets: the ancient skeletons of sacrificed children. Archaeologists have unearthed 29 human bodies entombed approximately 1,000 years ...

Amorphophallus decus-silvae. It's related to the famous Amorphophallus titanum and, like its cousin, is found in Southeast Asian rainforests. Both species emit a foul odour when they bloom (attracting flies and other pollinators). Image: Hortus Botanicus, Leiden.

Penis Plant Blooms

Penis Plant Blooms in A Botanical Garden in the Dutch city of Leiden. It is related to the Corpse Flower and blooms every 10 years.

Whirlpool Galaxy and companion. Posted by 360onhistory.com

A Planet in another Galaxy

A Planet has been found in Galaxy M51 also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy. This is the first time such a planet has been found outside the Milky Way.

Neuron. Article of Multiple Sclerosis. Posted by 360onhistory.com

Multiple Sclerosis could be linked to an infection – new study

Multiple Sclerosis could be linked to an infection according to a new study that looked at a large number of people to assess the effects of glandular fever

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