• Kaya B Moore

    I'm a Master of Science (BioSciences) student at the University of Melbourne. My research project focuses on the song complexity of willie wagtails and whether it is correlated to reproductive success or parental care.

  1. Tree Talk: the language of the forests and what we can learn from it.

    Trees have been found to talk with each other using a complex network of underground fungi, and we’ve been using this knowledge for new technologies. But …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/21/tree-talk-the-language-of-the-forests-and-what-we-can-learn-from-it

  2. We’ve used fire for a very long time, but do we truly understand it?

    Humans have been controlling fire for around 400,000 years, and over this time we’ve transitioned from huddling around a primitive campfire to blasting rocket ships into …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/10/06/weve-used-fire-for-a-very-long-time-but-do-we-truly-understand-it

  3. How the loss of a marine predator affects its prey’s bodies.

    Earlier this year, scientists found that the presence of sharks in reefs altered the body shape of fish. Dr. Hammerschlag and colleagues from the University of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/09/04/how-the-loss-of-a-marine-predator-affects-its-preys-bodies

  4. Greater Than the Glider

    Two weeks ago, ABC unveiled a shocking experiment being conducted by VicForests that would kill greater gliders. VicForests’ experiment is testing how different logging regimes may …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/08/12/greater-than-the-glider