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How well do you know your sci-fi species?

Think you know your Romulans from your Slitheens? You probably do, but find out for sure by taking this fun online test.

By 5 March 2015

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Meet a newly discovered aquatic species, the ruby seadragon

It might sound like a mythical creature, but researchers have proven that the ruby seadragon is very real indeed.

By 19 February 2015

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50-foot-long 'dragon' dinosaur species discovered in China

The long-necked Qijianglong lived about 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period. Did its fossils inspire ancient dragon legends?

By 30 January 2015

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New species of pterosaur found in mass grave

A bed of ancient bones found in Brazil contains the skeletons of over 47 individuals of a new species of flying reptile.

By 14 August 2014

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C2 Chevrolet Corvette Sting Ray: The origin of species

With the Stingray name making a comeback to the Corvette vernacular, XCAR takes a look back at the C2 'Vette, the original Ray.

27 Images By 20 June 2014

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Top 10 new species of 2014 announced

The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".

By 22 May 2014

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Top 10 new species of 2014 (pictures)

The top 10 new species discovered in 2013 include a see-through crustacean, upside-down Antarctic flowers and a tree nicknamed "Mother of Dragons".

10 Images By 22 May 2014

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New shape-shifting 'punk' frog knows how to blend in

A frog found in the cloud forest of Ecuador has a neat trick -- it can change the texture of its skin, and it's the first vertebrate known to do so.

By 25 March 2015

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Maratus elephans: The peacock spider with an elephant on its butt

A newly described peacock spider is named for the elephant face on its abdomen -- and has an unusual way of dancing.

By 23 March 2015

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Two adorable new spiders found: Meet Sparklemuffin and Skeletorus

Two new species of peacock spider have been found in Queensland, Australia -- the colourful Sparklemuffin and the spooky Skeletorus.

By 6 March 2015