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Plants: not just plants
Published date: 17/11/2017
Plants – they are fundamental to life on Earth, providing the clean air we breathe, sustenance, medicine, shelter, even inspiration. But how often do we stop to appreciate their significance...
A passion for parasites
Published date: 15/11/2017
When asked his favourite parasite, UNE lecturer Tommy Leung can’t go past the “zombie ant fungus” – Ophiocordyceps unilateralis – a creature straight from the script of a horror movie....
Dogs leading prisoners on the straight and narrow
Published date: 14/11/2017
Dogs are our best friend, the saying goes, and it appears to be especially true for those behind bars. Dogs may have an important role to play in reducing crime,...