Soldier Flies Join the War against Antibiotic Resistance
by Jess Beecroft, class of 2020. Preventing plant diseases using fly larvae fat Black Soldier Fly Head, Hermetia illucens. Image by Thomas Shahan via Creative Commons Plant …
When Life Almost Ended Permian-tly…
By Kim Meyers, Class of 2016 What makes Earth so extraordinary is the life it homes. Life occurs in so many different shapes and forms and …
Where did all the giant bugs go?
By Jasmine McBain-Miller, Class of 2016 We’ve all experienced the unpleasantness of having an insect fly into our mouths. If we’re lucky and fast enough, we might …
Epigenetics: A Thrifty way of using DNA
By Kim Meyers, Class of 2016 Most of us strive to lead healthy and happy lives. But our vulnerability to disease in adult life can be …
Can coral create rain?
By Tim Brown, class of 2016 As I’m typing this, a group of researchers from QUT are cruising along the Great Barrier Reef. But they aren’t …
Do sabre-toothed tigers prowl university campuses?
By Kimberley Reid, Class of 2017 (Sabre-tooth tiger image credit James st. John via Flickr) Do sabre-toothed tigers lounge in empty lecture theatres? Have …
To think or not to think?
By Po-Chen Liu, class of 2020. Visit Po-Chen’s LinkedIn and Website. Mind control, is real, well basically. In 2012, a paper published in the journal Nature by …
High Seas and Low Lands: The Netherlands and Coping with Life Under Sea Level
By Chayton Bouwmeester, class of 2020. With roughly a third of the country below average sea level, you can imagine why the Dutch might have an …
Zoonosis and the next pandemic: why hindsight must be 2020
By Calandra Grima, class of 2020. Image by James Wainscoat, via Unsplash (left); Image by Luke Jones, via Unsplash (right) From the Black Death, Spanish Influenza and HIV/AIDS, to SARS, Ebola, and …
A low-ranking monkey, or just blue balls?
By Sophia Giarrusso, class of 2020 (@GiarrussoSophia on Twitter) Vervet monkeys have small cute faces and bright blue testicles. Over the male’s lifetime, the blue colour …
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