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5 feb 2019

Ice Age survivors or stranded travellers? A new subterranean species discovered in Canada

The discovery of a new to science species of rare and primitive arthropod in a cave that was covered by a thick ice sheet until recently is certain to raise questions. Researchers describe a new species of
14 jan 2019

Central Texas salamanders, including newly identified species, at risk of extinction

Biologists have discovered three new species of groundwater salamander in Central Texas, including one living west of Austin that they say is critically endangered. They also determined that an already known salamander species near Georgetown is much
4 dec 2018

Volcanoes fed by ‘mush’ reservoirs rather than molten magma chambers

Volcanoes are not fed by molten magma formed in large chambers finds a new study, overturning classic ideas about volcanic eruptions.
30 nov 2018

Libro: Caving in the Holy Land disponibile su Amazon

The human-being have been using caves all over the world since the beginning of time. Caves were used for different purposes such as hiding, refuge, treasure keeping, burial and also for living. Many cultures around the globe used
29 nov 2018

Invitation for the International Speleological Expedition SPELEO LAOS 2019

Invitation for the International Speleological Expedition SPELEO LAOS 2019 Invitation SPELEO LAOS 2019 Dear colleagues Speleology Club “Z” organizes a new speleological expedition in Laos, between February 14 and 4 March, 2019. We now invit...
21 nov 2018

Evolution: South Africa’s hominin record is a fair-weather friend

The fossil record of early hominins in South Africa is biased towards periods of drier climate, suggests a study of cave deposits. This finding suggests there are gaps in the fossil record, potentially obscuring evolutionary patterns and
20 nov 2018

A Mexican cavefish with a scarred heart

Scientists are studying a guppy-sized, blind, translucent fish that lives in the cave systems of northern Mexico to figure out why some animals can regenerate their hearts, while others just scar.
10 nov 2018

Hiking the packsaddle trail

Since one of my friends got introduced to backpacking this summer, I suggested a hike up to packsaddle cave would be a good chance for her to try out her hiking poles. One of her friends was
30 okt 2018

Neuroscienze in grotta e esplorazione spaziale

Ormai tutti sappiamo che ci sono grotte su altri pianeti, e che l’esplorazione planetaria potrebbe riportarci ad essere uomini delle caverne, collaborando con robot e tecnologie per esplorarle. Ma anni fa, a dire il vero nel lontano
20 sep 2018

“8th ISCA CONGRESS 2018″, Frasassi (Genga – Italy)

8th ISCA Congress Frasassi / Genga – Italy Si svolgerà dal 12-18 Ottobre 2018 a Genga – FRASASSI, l’8° Congresso dell’International Show Caves Association, sono previste delegazioni da tutte le parti del mondo. The International Sh...