New rodent found in Patagonia, algae help double eucalyptus production in Chile, and Nicaragua commits to science.

ARGENTINA Scientists in Patagonia have discovered a new species of rodent in the province of Chubut. The rodent belongs to the genus Tympanoctomys and it was dubbed T. kirchnerorum¬†as a tribute to Nestor and Cristina Kirchner for “their efforts in promoting science.” A prehistoric common ‘latrine’ was found in La Rioja in northern Argentina where … Continue reading New rodent found in Patagonia, algae help double eucalyptus production in Chile, and Nicaragua commits to science.