An unholy mash-up of a camel, a rhino, and an elephant. Some animals are just impossibly weird (see: the platypus). But members of the genus Macrauchenia are, by nature of being very much extinct, a tad
- Popular Science - Rachel Feltman
- The Guardian - Damian Carrington Environment editor
Parasites such as lice and fleas are crucial to ecosystems, scientists say, and extinctions could lead to unpredictable invasions Climate change could wipe out a third of all parasite species on Earth,
- The Telegraph - By Madeleine Howell
Since 1902, Marmite has been both the nation’s most loved and most hated breakfast spread. So much so, in fact, that Marmite is one of the most confiscated items in British airports. It may also have surprising
- TechCrunch - Sarah Buhr Davis
A lot of money is being poured into genomics lately, including the genomic information company WuXi NextCODE (WXNC), which just announced it has closed on $240 million in Series B financing, led by Sequoia.