Like diseases affecting humans, parasites can wage a deadly evolutionary ‘arms race’ against their hosts. But can hosts and parasites upgrade their weapons at the same […]
The fragmentation of lizard habitat across Australia brought about by Ice Age aridification millions of years ago could lead to smaller current populations having a reduced […]
Dramatic photos by Flinders natural sciences researcher James Dorey put a spotlight on an estimated 2000-3000 species of bees in Australia. A new book entitled Bees of […]
They’re small and furry with a sting in their tail but look truly magnificent enlarged by a camera. So much so, dramatic native bee photos by […]
Scientists at Flinders are investigating the effects of global warming on native bees, including the common carpenter bee.
The genetic record of bee species in the islands of the South Pacific carries evidence of the dramatic global effects of climate change over the past 20,000 years, Flinders research has found.
The cataclysmic events that wiped out the land dinosaurs some 65 million years ago also caused widespread extinction in bees, Flinders University research has found.