Blood-feeding critters may be terrifying to some, but their evolutionary history is highly fascinating. Thomas MacGillavry explains how blood-feeding has evolved in arthropods and what evolutionary hurdles have to be overcome to do so.
You and a fly share a lot in common, far more than you’d expect. It’s time to become acquainted with your inner fly.
Common chimpanzees are no longer considered our closest evolutionary relative as new evidence shines a light on how a different species may claim that title.
Alexander Osborne is investigating the potential implications that epigenetics may have on our understanding of the theory of Evolution.
How do bacteria we consider household names cause such widespread disease and panic?
They may put Little Miss Muffet off her curds and whey – but a spider’s hairs are crucial to its survival. Many people suffer from arachnophobia, a treatable phobia of spiders. But what is...
“Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.”