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Life In The Undergrowth: Insights from The OU

Updated Thursday 16th March 2017

 Academics from across The Open University take a close-up of a tiny world...

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Get close to the secrets of undergrowth life with our exclusive expert articles:

The Cycling Cicada - They emerge from the ground in great swarms according to a fixed cycle. But why?

Friends, Foes And Aliens - Discover how the smaller residents in your garden or down the park interact

Mastery Of The Air - The science which allows some insects to soar above their peers

Log Life - Lift a piece of old wood, and discover a whole new world

Aquatic Life - You'd be surprised at the life supported by something as simple as an old water butt





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