• Surprise! It’s a praying mantis

    David Thompson     |      September 3, 2020

    A new study has for the first time illuminated the evolutionary history of the bizarre anti-predator defence – the praying mantis startle display – and suggests that the element of surprise may be key to its success. 

  • Men’s health – It takes more than telling blokes they are doing it wrong

    David Thompson     |      June 11, 2013

    The health and wellbeing of the male population is not something that is widely discussed in our society. David Thompson from the Men’s Health Information and Research Centre outlines factors to create health-promoting settings for men and boys in Australia.