Let’s talk about sex. Beetle sex.

The sex life of the British burying beetle is really pretty disgusting, and Dr Megan Head gets to study it for a living. Find out how this scientist is learning about how animals respond to climate change by studying the … Continued

Water beetles mate themselves to an evolutionary standstill

Female adaptations to male harassment in water beetles have resulted in a barrier to speciation a new research study finds. An unusual way of looking at evolution for Year 10 Biological Sciences curriculum. Word Count: 434 Grapoderus zonatus, a species … Continued

Iridescent camouflage in Nature

Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Genetics Physical Sciences – Energy Additional: Careers Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Physical Sciences – Energy Years: 4, 5, 9, 10 Bumblebees’ confusion over iridescence … Continued