A rare genetic mutation is behind the golden colour of this possum.
Science & Environment
Sea sponges, with their intricate design, has the potential to inform modern architecture and other forms of civil engineering.
New research has shed light on the function of the distinctive ‘saw’ on sawfish – and how it enables the unusual species to sneak up on its prey.
Queensland scientists have discovered a new form of secret light communication in mantis shrimp.
A top neuroscientist has been awarded the CSL Florey Medal for research into how ageing brains can regenerate and repair.
This little caterpillar has elaborate mimicry to appear much bigger and scarier than it is.
On This Day
Darwin sailed away in 1836 with 10,000 scribbled words on the Australian wilderness, which helped build his theory on evolution.
Breeding on ice shelves may help protect against climate change.
Incredible high-speed video shows how ‘splash-cup’ plants use raindrops to spread their seeds.