Scientists have found how simple bacteria can restart their ‘outboard motor’ by hotwiring their own genes.
Unable to move and facing starvation, the bacteria evolve a replacement flagellum – a rotating tail-like structure which acts like an outboard motor – by patching together a new genetic switch with borrowed parts.
Corals may be better equipped to tolerate climate change than previously believed, according to research led by the University of Exeter.
Artificial sky glow around the world has been quantified for the first time by researchers using a global network of sky quality monitors.
A new study led by the University of Exeter has identified two major foraging grounds of the Mediterranean green turtle