Top five examples of convergent evolution

When faced with a problem, natural selection will often produce similar solutions in unrelated animals. Use this short article with Year 10 Biology students to support the learning of convergent evolution. Word Count: 424 In the words of the best … Continued

Live Fast, Die Last

In complete defiance of one of nature’s most fundamental laws, a species of tiny, frenetic bat is living 10 times longer – and healthier – than it should. Andrew Bain talks to the research team embarking on the project of … Continued

Can you know too much about yourself?

Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells, The Body, Genetics Additional: Careers, Technology, Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function Years: 8, 9, 10 The internet of thoughts is coming | Cosmos Space tourism – a … Continued

Feathers evolved more than once

Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution Years: 10 Feathers evolved more than once | Cosmos Feathers evolved more than once | Cosmos Word Count: 247 New evidence suggests that … Continued