Ask A Biologist began in 1997 in the School of Life Sciences as a biology learning resource tool for students, teachers, parents, and life-long learners.

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Play Lizard Island: Reproduction

As a lizard, you'll learn what energy it takes to survive and reproduce in this game about thermodynamics and reproduction.

Learn more at Lizard Island Central.

Some organisms, like this fungus, are able to glow, as if they were from an alien planet. But until recently, plants couldn't glow. Learn how scientists have found a way to make plants glow here on Earth.

Explore our Virtual Tours

See the world of biology through virtual tours. Visit different environments, travel through time, take a look inside a bee colony, or observe feeding hummingbirds.

Scientists thought that flying reptiles known as Pterosaurs were slowly dying off before an asteroid caused a huge die-off on Earth. But new fossils found in Africa tell a different story.