Some like it hot: A new freshwater crustacean from the hottest place on earth

The Lut desert – also known as Dasht-e Lut – located in south-eastern Iran between between the 33rd and 28th parallels. With 51,800 km2, this secons largest Iranian desert is larger than Switzerland. This desert holds the current record for the highest ever recorded surface temperature: based on 2006 satellite measurements, NASA reported a record […]