10 Mar 2023
Superb fairy-wrens are more likely to take risks to help members of their close social circle, according to a new study.
13 Dec 2022
Dr Tobias Hayashi studied a delicate little native orchid with a cool and clever adaptation to attract pollinators.
28 Nov 2022
While most spiders are creatures of solitude, a study involving researchers from ANU has found some species have become more gregarious.
19 Oct 2022
Helen Osmond has watched the ins and outs of one superb fairy-wren population for three decades.
19 Sep 2022
Spring isn't all it's quacked up to be. Pollen levels are high, magpies are terrorising cyclists and pedestrians alike, and protective duck parents...
3 Sep 2022
‘Impressive rafting skills’: the 8-million-year old origin story of how rodents colonised Australia »
Our new research unites genomic sequencing and museum collections to reconstruct the evolutionary tale of native rodents, including many extinct and elusive...
1 Sep 2022
If swooping season strikes fear into your heart, you're not alone. Fortunately, Dr Chaminda Ratnayake from the ANU Research School of Biology has the...
14 Jul 2022
A new study shows Australian magpie-larks may use a ventriloquial illusion to make their vocal duets more threatening.
27 May 2022
The raw material for evolution is much more abundant in wild animals than we previously believed, according to new research.
27 May 2022
To measure the speed of adaptive evolution in the wild, we studied 19 populations of birds and mammals over several decades. We found they were evolving at...
10 May 2022
The biologists and the linguists at ANU might sit on different sides of the campus, but Professor Lindell Bromham from the ANU Research School of Biology says...
14 Apr 2022
Mention the superb lyrebird, and you’ll probably hear comments on their uncanny mimicry of human sounds, their presence on the 10 cent coin, and their stunning...