The availability of high-quality plant genome sequences and advances in functional genomics is revolutionising our ability to understand plant evolution.
Only fish have gills, right? Wrong. Scientists have found a snake that can breathe through the top of its own head.
If we are so concerned for the rainforest why don’t we do more globally to help protect it?
The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.
Blue is a very prominent colour on earth. But when it comes to nature, blue is very rare. Less than 1 in 10 plants have blue flowers and far fewer animals are blue.
Recent case studies have revealed an overall positive relationships between the diversity of native species and presence of weedy species, notably in Mediterranean Biome grasslands.
Scientists have developed a new technique that will aid in a more accurate reconstruction of human genomes.