It’s honey bee day guys! Honey bees are perhaps the most familiar of bees: they’re important pollinators for many agricultural crops, and they make HONEY! Yummm, honey. Continue reading “Happy honey bee day!”
Our good friend Charles Darwin, the most famous idea-guy in evolution, was frustrated by peacocks. Continue reading “Sexual selection in gum-leaf skeletonizers”
Octopuses and other celoid cephalopods do something strange with their RNA. Well, strange for us – not so strange for them.
Continue reading “RNA Editing in octopuses and other cephalopods”
Meet the world’s largest fish: the whale shark! Continue reading “Introducing: Whale Sharks”
Bottlenose dolphins are at it again. Their latest antics involve a unique strategy for eating octopus to avoid suffocation. Keep reading to see what they’re up to! Continue reading “How to eat octopus, as told by dolphins”
Moving house is one of the most stressful events in our lives. Ants make the decision on the location of a new nest for their colony relying a lot on social info from other ants. Continue reading “Ants use social info to choose their new nest”
Cuckoo wasps: a family of pretty small, really cute, parasitic or cleptoparasitic wasps. We hope you’ll learn to like them as much as we do! Continue reading “Introducing: Cuckoo Wasps”