Zoology


12 July 2018

Research into the remarkable regenerative powers of worms and the insights they can give into battling diseases could...

10 July 2018

The DNA from 5000 ancient bone fragments from New Zealand reveals the cost to the natural world of human arrival...

11 June 2018

To feed more than 9 billion people by 2050, farmers will have to produce 70% more food. Here's how genetics can...

22 May 2018

We've been unpicking the genomes of T. rex's descendents to find out...

29 March 2018

You could call it fatal attraction. Drawn by artificial lights in our brightening night-time world, animals find their...

08 March 2018

We have all been there. You have just sat down, perhaps on a train or in a lecture, when the person next to you sneezes...

05 March 2018

How dinosaurs turned into modern-day birds...

21 December 2017

A new filtration system that uses natural molecules to remove hormone-affecting chemicals from wastewater has succeeded...

07 December 2017

The chemistry behind social behaviour in animals, including the bond between people and dogs – and the lack of one...

15 February 2017

How can maths and computing help in the fight against extinction?

11 February 2017

The wingbeats of mute swans produce substantial noise to an earthbound listener, but have you ever thought of the noise...

12 August 2016

The naked mole-rat is hiding secrets in its genes that could provide cures for strokes and even increase our lifespan...

27 August 2015

Not the bees! Where do they disappear to during the colder months?

30 July 2015

Meet the parasites that can take over mind and body, zombifying their victims!

16 July 2015

Does fox hunting actually work as a form of pest control?

30 April 2015

How low frequency sound gives some animals a peek into the future...

26 March 2015

Anus to mouth: why your behind sets you apart...

02 December 2014

Hear from the scientists who discovered and identified a worm inside a man's brain, and how they worked out how to...

19 November 2014

What would happen if a human was swallowed by a whale? Could Jonah have survived?

30 October 2014

Just in time for Halloween, a look at nature's spooky animal imitators which play their very own version of trick-...

22 October 2014

Like our classrooms, fish tend to have their own place in the school, but what factors decide which fish gets the best...

09 October 2014

This week the scientific Nobel prizes have been awarded, just as the Ebola death toll passes 7000.

09 September 2014

With thousands of species going extinct how do we choose which ones to try and save?