How dinosaurs got their name
It seems that most scientists only have temporary careers 😦
Yes, as we suspected, competitive grant writing is inefficient and wastes scientist’s time
Stephen Heard explains how William Caxton inlfuenced how we report statistics
You don’t need fossil fuels to keep the economy running
Drawing specimens (rather than taking a photograph) is the best way to learn about morphology and taxonomy
Continuing with the botanical theme, plant blindness, yes it is a thing, probably worse than insect blindness which I have written about in the past
Incredible blueness – Ray Cannon on butterfly wings
Electrifying – flying spiders
Earwig wings – real life origami
The illegal orchid trade and its implications for conservation
On choosing titles for papers that actually tell you what they are about
When museums get it wrong, holiday booze or exhibit?
How earwing wings inspired a robotic gripper
What spiders can teach us about ecology
More bad news on the huge decline in numbers of insects and birds, this time in France
Manu Saunders is convinced that robotic bees will not be a success – what do you think?
An important report about the pollinator deficit from the Cambrigde Institute for Sustaianability Leadership
Great advice from Steve Heard on to rewrite your often-used methods and materials to avoid charges of plagiarism and copyright infringement
Are universities in loco parentis?