Katie Burton

Bonnethead sharks, the second smallest member of the hammerhead family, have been shown to not only eat, but digest seagrass, making them the first omnivorous shark known to scientists
by Yasha Levine • Icon Books • £14.99 (paperback)
Everything we thought we knew about eruptions could be wrong
The recent discovery of more than 200 million termite mounds in northeastern Brazil, the extent of which had never been understood before, throws up more questions than it answers
Are howler monkeys being adversely affected by ingestion of pesticides containing sulphur?
Seismometers buried in the Ross Ice Shelf have revealed that its snowy surface constantly vibrates, producing a low rumble of noise that scientists can use to monitor changes
The unprecedented frequency of winter tick epidemics have resulted in a 70 per cent death rate for New Hampshire’s moose calves

December 2018

Most plants thicken their leaves in response to higher carbon levels in the atmosphere – a new climate change model reveals this could have a big impact on global warming
New research reveals that microplastics can survive in mosquitos from larvae to adult, raising the possibility of particles being transferred from freshwater to land

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