Jessie Moyses

Jessie Moyses is a science writer based in Melbourne.

Jessie Moyses is a science writer based in Melbourne.

  • Endangered animals you should know

    Five little-known Australian species on the verge of extinction

    Beyond the well-known koalas and kangaroos, Australian wildlife is incredibly diverse . The kookaburra with its unmis...

    March 12, 2018
  • A survey to log animals in shrinking forest

    An enormous database may help conservation efforts.

    A new comprehensive survey of the mammals of South America’s second-largest rainforest will aid efforts to preserve t...

    February 4, 2018
  • Skull-touching electrodes

    Less invasive electrodes make long-term monitoring easier.

    The thin, branching electrodes are designed to sit on the skull beneath the skin.Wyss Centre A new type of el...

    January 29, 2018
  • An artificial protein gets to work

    A genetically engineered bacteria thrives thanks to an artificial protein.

    The picture above shows colonies of Escheria coli bacteria that have had the Fes enzyme, which allows the bacteria to...

    January 22, 2018
  • Dancing DNA

    An intricate dance of uncoiling and reassembly makes reading DNA possible inside cells.

    To fit inside cells, DNA is wrapped around protein spindles called nucleosomes.The nucleosomes themselves are then co...

    January 21, 2018

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