Cotton on to the awesomeness of plants
Happy Fascination of Plants Day! That is, if you’re not too busy celebrating Sea Monkey Day, Museum Day, or preparing […]
Our Phytotron gets a face lift!
What do Robert Menzies, bunny suits (the scientific kind) and African violets have in common? That’s right, they’ve all been inside our Phytotron! It […]
Two million species and counting: completing the catalogue of life
By Owain Edwards and Raphael Didham. We have just returned from a month collecting insects in the National Heritage-listed Kimberley […]
As exciting as watching grass grow
By Mikayla Keen Contrary to popular belief watching grass grow is awesome. For Rasha Kardo it won her the opportunity […]
Biomaterials are the business
Petrochemicals are, like, so last century. Biodegradable, bioderived biomaterials are all the rage, and for good reason too.
Scribbly gum ‘scribbles’: an ancient dialect written in the trees
The secret life of the scribbly gum moth has been revealed, including how and where these moths develop and how they make their scribbles.