What can we learn from billions of years of being part of an evolving ecosystem?

In telling stories of evolution, we recognise our complicity, our connectedness, our unity with everything as a writhing, chemical concoction. Evolution is a driving force, a process that weaves chemical

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A different way to leave

I work in a university biological sciences department that has a large number of international staff and students. Shortly after the arrival of new international members to the department, once

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‘Feed me, Seymour’: the secret lives of carnivorous plants

The idea of a plant eating an animal has always seemed to be a very contradictory notion to me. Plants, generally immobile organisms, catching prey? This very phenomenon, however, is

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