Science

Could a snake have legs?

Advances in developmental biology are teaching us more about why organisms look the way they do

Climate change is producing deadlier disasters

A look at how hurricanes, wildfires and floods are affected by climate change

Fishing methods are devastating seas

A look at vaquita, the world’s most endangered cetacean

Poaching is driving vulnerable species to the brink

The challenges elephants and rhinos face in Africa

Microplastics: are they as bad as we feared?

Microplastics  make  the  news  regularly  –  just  last  week  they  made headlines  when  it  was  discovered that  they  are  in …

Are we watching the same game? Science says yes!

A  UNIVERSITY  OF  YORK  study  has  found  that  supporters  of  the  same  football  team  engage  their  brains  in  similar  ways…

Lionfish: from tank to terror

THE  RED  LIONFISH,  Pterois  volitans has  a  striped  complexion,  feather-like  pectoral  and dorsal  fins,  making  them  a  majestic  addition  to …

Game over: are we on the path to extinction?

How the future of technology could spell disaster for the human race

New hope fighting prostate cancer

A new clinical trial is underway, which could change the way we treat certain types of cancer. The PRISM study,…

Gender narratives are obscuring biological facts

Gender is perceived to emerge from the need for a reliable division of work for food production and social reproduction.…

Silverfish: the lifecycle of our tiny campus crawlers

Beloved long-term residents of The University of York’s accommodation, silverfish (Lepisma saccharina) are amongst the most treasured species of the…