Cities drive natural selection

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Ecosystems; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Form and Function; Diversity and Evolution Years: 6, 7, 9, 10 Cities drive natural selection Word Count: 37 This … Continued

The feathered revolution: How dinosaurs became birds

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 The feathered revolution: How dinosaurs became birds Word Count: 1875 This in-depth article discusses some of … Continued

Why don’t elephants get cancer?

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 8, 10 Why don’t elephants get cancer? Word Count: 690 This fascinating article on new research … Continued

Old bones shed light on evolution of the human skeleton

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution Years: 10 Old bones shed light on evolution of the human skeleton Word Count: 258 Advances in technology lead to amazing … Continued

Island life makes birds smarter

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 Island life makes birds smarter Island life makes birds smarter Word Count: 283 Evolution in action … Continued

Ebola may have helped bats evolve to resist infection

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Topics: Biological Sciences – Cells; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 Ebola may have helped bats resist infection Word Count: 448 New research has shown that … Continued

Jumping genes found in animals and plants

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Cells; Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 10 Jumping genes found in animals and plants Word Count: 475 Astonishing discovery about how DNA … Continued

New gibbon species discovered in ancient Chinese tomb

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Lifecycles; Living Things; Genetics; Ecosystems Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Interdependence and Ecosystems; Diversity and Evolution Years: 7, 10 New gibbon species discovered in ancient Chinese tomb Word Count: 294 A previously … Continued

Evolution discovery of Kangaroo changes previous theory

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics; Lifecycles; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 5, 10 The nose knows: kangaroo face shape dictated by diet Word Count: 303 A discovery … Continued

Bizarre “platypus-fish” inhabited Australia’s original reef

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Topics: Biological Sciences - Genetics; Living Things Additional: Careers, Technology Concepts (South Australia): Biological Sciences - Diversity and Evolution; Form and Function Years: 5, 10 Bizarre “platypus-fish” inhabited Australia’s original reef Bizarre “platypus-fish” inhabited Australia’s original reef Word Count: 561 … Continued