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Since it’s Bad Bird Season, we ask cuckoo apologist - sorry, cuckoo expert - Professor Naomi Langmore to explain how it could possibly be that the cuckoo doesn...
Professor Bruno von Schmarotzersindwunderbarhausen in his idiosyncratic attire is not something you would see during a regular day on campus. He only appears...
This adorable mouse was considered extinct for over 100 years — until we found it hiding in plain sight »
Australia has the world’s worst track record for wiping out mammals, with 34 species declared extinct since European colonisation. But today, we bring some...
We met Professor Nicotra in the Snowy Mountains and asked what she learned from 2020.
In healthy populations, the song of regent honeyeaters is complex and long. But where the population is very small, the song is sadly diminished.
Striving toward malaria eradication: Development of a single drug to kill malaria parasites and the mosquitoes that transmit them.
Jeremy Debrulle discusses (Torchin et al. 2003) and the question of what role do parasites actually play in regulating and stabilising populations?
Studies have shown that some parasites can control their hosts, manipulating their behaviour often to the benefit of the parasites.
Tunan (Nicole) Yu discusses Horwitz and Wilcox (2005) and taking a multi-faceted view towards parasites to manage disease risk.
"How could I have been so naive to think that parasites would not have an intrinsic role to play in every ecosystem considering the fundamentals of...
Parasites have a crucial role in the earth’s ecosystem and are often left out of the climate change conversation. A blog post by Margot Schneider
Why is the Varroa Mite so virulent considering they are completely reliant on their bee hosts for transport, reproduction and as their sole food source?