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24 May 2023
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.
16 May 2023
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.
2 May 2023
What’s the science behind these ghosts?
12 Jan 2023
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.
13 Dec 2022
Dr Tobias Hayashi studied a delicate little native orchid with a cool and clever adaptation to attract pollinators.
8 Dec 2022
Not content with the challenging conditions for crop production here on Earth, Associate Professor Caitlin Byrt is lending her expertise to an ambitious space...
19 Oct 2022
Helen Osmond has watched the ins and outs of one superb fairy-wren population for three decades.
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...
16 Mar 2022
Alex Maier and a tape-worm: a 'hands-on' demonstration.
4 Jan 2022
Moths eating your clothes? It's actually their hungry little caterpillars: here's how to get rid of them »
Have you opened your post-lockdown wardrobe, only to discover some of your beautiful summer clothes have holes in them? You’re probably blaming clothes moths...