Ancient Giant Rhinos Found In China

Move over, woolly mammoth! A new species of giant rhino that roamed ancient Asia’s open landscapes could be among the largest land animals that ever lived.

Extinct Rodents Of Unusual Size Found In Philippine Cave

New fossils suggest that giant cloud rats roamed the Philippines and lived alongside ancient humans for over 60,000 years.

Asian Scientist Magazine’s February 2021 Roundup

From celebrating women in science to surprising discoveries in the natural world, catch Asian Scientist Magazine’s top stories from February 2021.

Scientists Rediscover ‘Extinct’ Philippine Mouse

Once thought to be extinct, the rediscovery of the Pinatubo volcano mouse provides hope for wildlife conservation in the Philippines.

Being Male Even Without The Y Chromosome

Scientists have figured out how a rat species that lacks the Y chromosome still maintains male characteristics.

Logged Forests Remain Home To Great Mammal Diversity

Researchers have found that previously logged forests may be overlooked sources of refuge for mammals across different small-scale landscapes in Borneo.

Mammal Diversity Exploded Only After Dinosaurs Went Extinct

Early mammals only began diversifying after the extinction of dinosaurs about 66 million years ago, a new study finds.

Mammal-Like Reptile Survived Much Longer Than Thought

Fossilized teeth found in Japan belong to the mammal-like tritylodontid, which co-existed with mammals for millions of years.