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It's a microbial world

FEATURE: A glimpse into the tiny, ancient world of marine microorganisms

Underground amphibians evolved unique ear

NEWS: Caecilians developed oversized organ in ears

Fur seal evolution outpaced by climate change

NEWS: Genetic traits that help females to survive are not passed on

Parenthood stresses banded mongooses out

NEWS: Mongooses find parenting so hard, they're less caring in the future

Underground amphibians evolved unique ear

Fur seal evolution outpaced by climate change

Parenthood stresses banded mongooses out

It's a microbial world

Adult Microcaecilia dermatophaga in life

Underground amphibians evolved unique ear

Caecilians developed oversized organ in ears.

25 July 2014

Antarctic fur seal and newborn pup

Fur seal evolution outpaced by climate change

Genetic traits that help females to survive are not passed on.

23 July 2014

X-ray of leaf fossil

Using X-rays to look inside ancient leaves

Synchrotron imaging shows up biochemistry of 50Mya leaves.

22 July 2014

Wildflower meadow  at Swinethorpe

How an urban meadow is boosting biodiversity

What does urban greenery mean for wildlife and well-being?

8 July 2014

Microbes

It's a microbial world

25 July 2014

When we think about marine life the big stuff usually springs to mind: fish, sharks and whales. But these creatures are far outnumbered by their much smaller, much older, distant relatives. Take a glimpse into the world of microbes and the many things they can tell us.

Sex and bugs tent

Sex & Bugs & Rock 'n Roll

Communicating science amid the mud and mayhem of Britain's music festivals.

18 July 2014


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PLANET EARTH
Summer 2014

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