Unbelievable Species

New species, thousands of them, have been discovered on a tiny island in the Pacific. Click on the picture of the blog to read all about it at Zooillogix:

Then, when you are done looking at that blog post, get yourself to a magazine stand and pick up the November-December issue of American Scientist, where there is a really cool article on Silurian fossils that are being reconstructed in 3D. These are soft body part remains nearly perfectly preserved. The only way to ‘see’ them is to shave the rock slice by slice, digitize the visible cross section, a zillion times then create a 3-D image. They look like this: