Cross-discipline research is being short changed

Bringing together researchers from a range of fields can help solve complex problems, but research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found interdisciplinary research is consistently short changed.

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Pythons and boas shed new light on reptile evolution

A new study into pythons and boas has for the first time found the two groups of snakes evolved independently to share similar traits.

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RSB student John Rivers wins in Australian-French Entrepreneurship Challenge

For anyone who has travelled in a developing country and had to make a mad dash to the bathroom, this start-up idea could have been your ultimate saviour.

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Faculty Flash @ The Research School of Biology

Thirty accomplished scientists from the Research School of Biology will be telling us about their research in a day-long symposium of short 8-minute flash talks.

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Gene find deepens natural selection puzzle

Scientists studying the genes that enable tropical butterflies to mimic each other's colourful warning markings have been surprised to find an egg-production

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Warm springs, early laying don't harm bird flocks

A new study has found that many bird species lay their eggs earlier when spring is warmer, but that the timing has no damaging impact on their overall numbers.

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Genital size doesn't matter - for fish

Big isn’t always better when it comes to the size of male genitals.

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Preventing the scourge of Konzo

Tackling one of tropical Africa's crippling epidemic diseases has been an interesting and demanding retirement project, as Howard Bradbury AM writes.

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The ANU Research School of Biology (RSB) carries out research in a wide range of biological and biomedical sciences. It also oversees the University's Biology curriculum, with a diverse offering of courses across both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

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2016
Bringing together researchers from a range of fields can help solve complex...
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Jun
2016
A new study into pythons and boas has for the first time found the two groups...
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Jun
2016
For anyone who has travelled in a developing country and had to make a mad dash...
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Jun
2016
Vice-Chancellor of The Australian National University (ANU), Professor Brian...
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Jun
2016
Scientists studying the genes that enable tropical butterflies to mimic each...

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