Mantis shrimp hits like a heavyweight
Research discovers why a shrimp doesn’t destroy itself.
In the world of boxing, the former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has been touted as the hardest hitter; and amateur...
Barnacles to save endangered turtles
Barnacles may improve knowledge about their hosts.
Charles Darwin, famously, had a scientific passion for barnacles, but there is nothing in his research to suggest he ...
The beauty of ecology
Stunning images celebrating both scientific and photographic skills.
At first glance this photograph of Heron Reef, in the southernmost section of the Great Barrier Reef, looks somewhat ...
Baleen whales had a deep voice first
Ancient whale ear anatomy reveals striking resemblance.
Baleen whales – such as blue and humpback whales – produce and hear the lowest frequency sounds of any animal. Now ne...
Do goldfish really grow to the size of their tank?
The size of their watery home is only part of the story.
A common theory about fish is that their size is somehow based on the volume of water they inhabit, and to a new owne...
A turtle-eye GoPro view of the Great Barrier Reef
Clamber on board for a ride through the Great Barrier Reef.
This video is released by WWF as part of a project to investigate the level of pollution affecting turtles within the...
The ancient fish that first had sex
Ancient fish are challenging reproduction knowledge.
When back-boned animals get down to business, they do it in one of two ways. Either females release eggs to be extern...