Study reveals mass extinction event 35 million years ago

Biologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have found the first evidence of mass extinction of Australian animals caused by a dramatic drop in global temperatures 35 million years ago.

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Study reveals mass extinction event 35 million years ago

Form follows function - or does it?

Form follows function, we are taught, but does it really?

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Inaugural Ralph Slatyer medal awarded to Mark Westoby

The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Biology has awarded the inaugural Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research to Professor Mark Westoby from Macquarie University.

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Coral Reef Field studies at One Tree Island

Jennie Mallela recently co-taught the ANU coral reef field course, with colleagues from the Research School of Earth Sciences, up in the southern Great Barrier Reef.

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Coral Reef Field Studies

January was a busy month for outreach

January is not normally thought of as a teaching-heavy month, but RSB members were involved in a number of outreach events early this year.

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Memorial service for Sylvain Foret

Please join us for a memorial service for Sylvain Foret on the 17th of February in the Larry Sitsky recital room (ANU School of Music) from 2PM.

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Scientists reveal game of thrones in crab world

Crabs that invade smaller crab species’ habitat overpower and evict incumbents from their burrows, but the two species ultimately co-exist and join forces against other invading crabs

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News

23
Mar
2017
Biologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have found the first...
27
Feb
2017
Another exciting day at RSB! On 14th February 2017, around 200 RSB members came...
23
Feb
2017
Form follows function, we are taught, but does it really? This is the question...
21
Feb
2017
The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Biology has awarded...
20
Feb
2017
Jennie Mallela recently co-taught the ANU coral reef field course, with...

Events

28
Mar
2017
The movement of animals shapes their population dynamics and influences...
31
Mar
2017
Maintaining healthy, functioning ecosystems in the Anthropocene is becoming...
31
Mar
2017
Abstract - Mitochondria and chloroplast import most of their protein complement...
03
Apr
2017
The ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy (ABC), ANU Statistical Consulting Unit (SCU...

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