Emperor penguins join threatened species list, thanks to climate change

Climate change has pushed emperor penguins, the largest species of penguin on Earth, onto the threatened species list, which means the iconic Antarctic birds are likely to become endangered in the foreseeable future.  A study published last year highlighted the imminent threats to the survival of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri). It found that up to […]

‘Bold theory’ that Tyrannosaurus rex is 3 species gets stomped to pieces

Is the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex really three dinosaur species, as a study claimed earlier this year? Fuggedaboutit, research from a new study says. The rebuttal, published online today (July 25) in the journal Evolutionary Biology (opens in new tab), shows that the T. rex “trio” study does not have the evidence to support its weighty […]