Corals Punish Selfish Algae

Corals cut off nutrient supply to algae living inside them, if the algae don’t share their nutrients with corals.

Ancient Shellfish Sailed The Seas On The Shells Of Turtles

Colonizing the shells of live sea turtles might have allowed mollusks to encounter previously unexplored niches, scientists say.

Wasps, Roaches And Crickets Are Pollinators Too

Wasps, crickets and cockroaches play a vital role in the pollination of the non-photosynthetic plant, Mitrastemon yamamotoi.

Climate Change Makes Algae Cheat On Coral

As the oceans warm up, symbiotic alga start to grow at the expense of their coral hosts.

Ants And Aphids Are Friends With Benefits

Researchers in Japan have discovered that ants actively manipulate aphid populations to obtain a sweet snack.

Termites Evolved Complex Bioreactors 30 Million Years Ago

A genetic analysis has revealed that the enzymes required to decompose plant material are distributed across fungi, termites and their gut bacteria.