Bacteria breaking down mountains
One starfish to rule them all
At 480 million years old, this fossil is the oldest starfish-like creature ever discovered.
Underwater Understory: The south-west forest you’ve never heard of
Deep in Australia’s southwest is a hidden hotspot of biodiversity.
The wonderful world of seed banks
Most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about seeds, but you can bank on the fact that scientists …
Heavy duty scales: tiger snakes and heavy metal pollution
This wildlife ecologist has caught hundreds of tiger snakes in Perth wetlands – and he's discovered chronic contamination accumulating in …