The School of Biological Sciences is home to a vibrant community of life scientists. The school's research spans the scales of biological organisation, from molecules and cells to organisms, populations, species and communities. Read more...
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Unlocking the Secrets of Pest Resistance
Associate Professor Paul Ebert and Adjunct Lecturer David Schlipalius (DAFFQ) have recently published their discovery of a phosphine resistance gene in the prestigious journal Science (November 9th issue). Read more >
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- The Leichhardt Symposium 23-24 October 2013
- Boss crocs: Rethinking crocodile management
- Isisford Bulldog fish emerges from 100 million year slumber
- New evidence highlights threat to Caribbean coral reef growth
- Endangered kangaroo prefers 'the girl next door'
- Giraffes are 'choosy' when hanging out with friends
Diversity and Distributions,
What are the relationships between volunteer bird survey effort and motivations to predict the probability of a bird survey being undertaken anywhere in the landscape? And should we provide incentives for volunteers or carry out professional surveying to reduce bias in volunteer-collected datasets?
Interface, May 2013.
The lysine (K)-rich mantle protein and shematrin protein families are unique to the organic matrices of pearl oyster shells. The rapid evolution of shematrins and KRMPs appears to be the result of the intrinsic instability of repetitive sequences encoding the RLCDs, and the gain, loss and shuffling of other motifs. Read more...