Posts tagged with insects

  1. Plastic problems? These insects can help!

    Flexibility, versatility and malleability are the properties that make plastic such an important material for human innovation. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for human nature …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2022/10/02/plastic-problems-these-insects-can-help

  2. Ditch the robots, time for spiders!

    Itsy Bitsy Spider, let’s celebrate you Tiny, eight-legged creatures, some small enough to stay hidden among the cracks in your walls, some big enough to hunt …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2022/09/29/ditch-the-robots-time-for-spiders

  3. Is sleep truly for the brain?

    Spoiler alert: nope! Although we spend about a third of our lives sleeping, scientists still know surprisingly little about what sleep is, what are its mechanisms …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2022/08/11/is-sleep-truly-for-the-brain

  4. Saving an Extinct Species: the Lord Howe Phasmid

    As an avid animal lover and conservation enthusiast, I’ve seen many stories about endangered animals. However, there is one story that has impacted me so greatly …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2021/09/22/saving-an-extinct-species-the-lord-howe-phasmid

  5. Bee Ballet: The complex interpretive dances of the Honeybee

    Honeybees are incredible animals that manage to live in huge communities with near perfect organisation. One way that bees maintain order is through their ability to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2020/10/04/bee-ballet-the-complex-interpretive-dances-of-the-honeybee

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