Native bee key to social evolution

Studying the unusual social behaviour of an Australian native bee has enabled Flinders University researchers to obtain a clear understanding about the earliest stages of social […]

Parasites thrive if hosts survive

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 […]

Bushfire bees on the brink

The number of threatened Australian native bee species is expected to increase by nearly  five times after the devastating Black Summer bushfires in 2019-20, according to […]

Rare bee found after 100 years

A widespread field search for a rare Australian native bee not recorded for almost a century has found it’s been there all along – but is […]

A busy bee behind the lens

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 […]