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Arctic bugs survive at -27°C
Spiders, beetles and flies are more resilient to the cold than thought.
News | 20 Aug 2014
The evolution of the British peppered moth
Scientists explain how the black peppered moth changed colour.
Multimedia | 19 Aug 2014
Isotopes reveal royal diet
Richard III led a life of luxury during brief reign.
News | 17 Aug 2014
Mycology against malaria
How fungus can help protect people from insect-borne diseases.
Feature | 15 Aug 2014
Genetically engineered flies could save fruit crops
Having only sons could control pest population.
News | 13 Aug 2014
Save the seagrass
Seagrass meadows provide an ideal nursery for fish.
News | 12 Aug 2014
Young smooth snakes rely on reptiles
New DNA technique shows rare snake's diet changes with age.
News | 11 Aug 2014
'Saturn of the Moors'- a microscopic discovery
A NERC PhD student has found a new species of algae, and it looks just like the planet Saturn.
Blog post | 8 Aug 2014
Major study calls for action to protect penguins
Creating conservation zones is critical to birds' future, says report.
News | 8 Aug 2014
Ship noise puts fish in danger
Noise made by passing ships harms eels.
News | 7 Aug 2014
Measuring air quality from a car
Why scientists are using electric cars to monitor air pollution.
Multimedia | 5 Aug 2014
Humans leaving a permanent mark on deep Earth
'We've set in motion a new phase in the planet's history,' says scientist.
News | 5 Aug 2014