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The Portuguese Man O'War and the Individual
Are we one or are we many? Examining individualism via a colonial jellyfish
Parasites and Personality
Who controls your thoughts and actions? You? Or the things that live inside you?
Vole-love and Fidelity
Lessons on love, and how to be faithful, from a rodent the size of a satsuma
Dog Poo and the Challenge of Navigation
How do we navigate unfamiliar terrain? How do animals do it? And can dog poo help us out?
Ants and Social Distancing
Can ants teach us anything about how to avoid a pandemic? Or how to survive one?
Naked Mole Rats and Life Extension
Why do naked mole rats live so long? And should we strive to live longer too?
Slime Mould and Problem Solving
How can a brainless single-cell slime mould help to solve our most complex problems?
Dragon Lizards and the Gender Spectrum
Animals can be male, female... or LOADS of other things. What are they? And what about us?