Grim outlook for fish species

Climatic stability over millions of years has allowed ancient and isolated freshwater fishes to flourish in areas such as the 356,000 square kilometres from Shark Bay […]

New tree of life for modern birds

The largest and most complete study of bird evolution has been launched after an international team of scientists revisited the timing of evolutionary changes. In a […]

Cholesterol levels slide in Australia

Bad cholesterol levels are dropping ‘spectacularly’ in Australia and other western nations but rising in low and middle-income countries, particularly in Asia, a major new global […]