Corals in deep-sea environments fluoresce to ‘amplify’ the amount of light they receive, and generate critical photosynthesis in symbiotic algae.
Where is the best place to find living life beyond Earth? It may be that the small, ice-covered moons of Jupiter and Saturn harbor some of the most habitable real estate in our Solar System. Life loves liquid water and these moons have lots of it! Kevin Hand will explain the science behind why we think we know […]
Emma Brown looks at how new genetic research on the mysterious and fragile world of the American eel might help conservation projects
Sarah Gaunt on how we know whether it’s safe to go for a swim
Margaux Lesaffre on the strange small world where the blue lizard lives
The drilling ship Chikyu has discovered slow growing extremophile organisms living over 2000m below the sea bed
It’s IVF, Jim, but…. Mary Hagedorn is preserving coral biodiversity with giant condoms