Julie Power They eat shrew poo and rats, they trap bees and cockroaches, they absorb tiny insects whole, but perversely have little taste for mosquitoes.
Ron Cerabona Dr Mike Smith's colleagues wanted to mark his career with a festschrift - a collection of essays by academics published in his honour.
Max Mason The return of the red haze. It may sound like a 1960s horror movie, but red dust storms such as those that engulfed Sydney and much of Australia's east coast in 2009, could be about to make a...
'No one is allowed to sleep until we find it.'' Ecologist Dr James Smith is half joking but the force of his voice suggests he is determined, even a bit desperate.
Nightmarish "supersoldier" ants with huge heads and jaws have been created by activating ancient genes that trigger their development.
Peter Spinks THEY are vanishingly small, quite unremarkable under a microscope and anything but exotic. Yet microalgae, found anywhere from oceans, lakes and swamps to soils, rocks and icy mountain tops, are the...
US government meteorologists say April was a historic month for wild weather in the US, and it was not just the killer tornado outbreak that set records.