Ants change their feeding behaviour in response to infection to incorporate a source of antiseptic compound.
A cross between ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ and ‘Life on Earth’, wildlife forensics is the emerging force that is driving the investigation of wildlife crime.
Shocking new research has revealed not one, but three, species of electric eel exist. Read on for some high-voltage facts about these fish.
The visage of the mysterious vampire squid evokes a certain kind of menace that few other animals can but what is it exactly?
Rebekah Kennedy explores the history of equine dentistry, from Aristotle to modern molecular microbiology.
The ability to point a device at a life form and identify it is a long-running Sci-Fi trope, but is it now one step closer to reality? Whilst remote sensing is still a dream,...
For the dinosaurs, extinction came in the form of an asteroid strike. For the dodo, it was over-hunting by humans. For the gorillas, might it be the common cold?
This is the first in our series of joint podcasts with the Glasgow University Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine’s Naturally Speaking podcast. In this episode, we interviewed the former director of...