Karl Gruber

Karl Gruber is a biologist and science writer based in Perth, Western Australia.

Karl Gruber is a biologist and science writer based in Perth, Western Australia.

  • Male mammoths were good at falling in holes

    Research has uncovered a surprising gender bias in Siberian mammoth remains. Karl Gruber explains.

    Male mammoths — much like male humans — were clumsy galoots who didn’t look where they walking and fell into holes, s...

    November 2, 2017
  • Centipede eats snake

    Scientists capture first evidence that snakes are fair game for an arthropod predator. Karl Grube...

    Centipedes come in all sizes, and most are small cute little things. But others are really large, really tough beasts...

    October 25, 2017
  • Some female spiders sacrifice themselves for the children of others

    In one species of social spiders, childless females take babysitting to astonishing extremes, wri...

    You probably don’t think of spiders when it comes to cooperation or self-sacrifice for the greater good. But accordin...

    September 17, 2017

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