Yi-Di Ng

Yi-Di Ng is a science writer based in Melbourne.

Yi-Di Ng is a science writer based in Melbourne. She studied genetics at the University of Melbourne.

  • Thornbills cry wolf in many voices

    Thornbills protect their chicks by mimicking the distressed calls of other species. By Yi-Di Ng.

    Nesting birds might not outmuscle many predators, but they can outwit them – as the brown thornbill of southeast Aust...

    June 15, 2015
  • Remote controlled cockroaches on the march

    Hybrid robotic cockroaches can be remotely steered and sent into danger zones. By Yi-Di Ng.

    Electrodes running from the battery-powered backpack of this cockroach plug into the nerves that control its front le...

    March 16, 2015

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