Flirting with the enemy: fish using sharks to exfoliate

Rubbing against the sharks’ sandpaper-like skin might remove parasites and skin irritants for bold fish. Learn about this dangerous relationship observed between sharks and fish in this resource for Year 3, 4 and 6 Biology students learning about features of … Continued

Five vampire traits that exist in the real world

Count Dracula's characteristics can be found in nature. This article is suitable for Year 6 and 7 Biology students who are learning about animal interactions.   Word Count: 840 The common vampire bat. Credit: Shuttershock When asked to describe a … Continued

To get big, grow slow

Whale shark females overtake the males to become the world's largest fish. This article is well suited to Biology students in years 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 10 who are learning about the lifecycle, adaptations and classification of native … Continued

The marine biologist who is sharks’ best friend

Australian marine biologist Charlie Huveneers is at the forefront of research into some of the most terrifying creatures in the ocean. This article highlights an interesting career path that has given answers to some questions we have about marine ecosystems … Continued

Memorable Moments in STEM

Find out about recent advances and events from the world of science and technology with Miles Gough. From old vertebrates to heart transplants, to life-saving technology, these eight moments in STEM are sure to stick in your memory. Word count: … Continued