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

Timor-Leste cave art could be a link to Australia’s first people

Weathered stencils of handprints made 65,000 years ago suggests some of the first people to Australia could have taken a difficult route. Use this article to show students that scientists gather evidence to refine their scientific understanding of events from … Continued