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Professor Alexander Maier wants us to change our mind about parasites.
Australia is in a unique position to eliminate the bee-killing Varroa mite. Here’s what happens if we don’t »
While Australia is the last continent to be invaded by the vorroa mite, it has an opportunity to be the first to eradicate it.
How butterflies conquered the world: a new ‘family tree’ traces their 100-million-year journey across the globe »
Until recently we had very little idea when butterflies evolved, and hypotheses concerning their place of origin were largely educated guesses.
What’s the science behind these ghosts?
As campus takes a break, we have a look at some of the science which never stops – and the people who keep it running, every day of the year.
Dr Tobias Hayashi studied a delicate little native orchid with a cool and clever adaptation to attract pollinators.
Not content with the challenging conditions for crop production here on Earth, Associate Professor Caitlin Byrt is lending her expertise to an ambitious space...
Helen Osmond has watched the ins and outs of one superb fairy-wren population for three decades.
The raw material for evolution is much more abundant in wild animals than we previously believed, according to new research.
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...
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...
Alex Maier and a tape-worm: a 'hands-on' demonstration.