Why teens need up to 10 hours’ sleep

Technology, other distractions and staying up late make is difficult, but researchers say teenagers need to make time for 8-10 hours of sleep a night to […]

Bacteria growing on an agar petri dish. Stock photo.

Hunting superbugs in nursing homes

Protecting senior citizens in residential aged care at risk of antibiotic resistant bacteria is the aim of two new research projects in South Australia. The grants, […]

Little wasp causes quite a buzz

As well as an interest in all insects, Flinders biological sciences PhD Ben Parslow has a fascination for wasps. The focus of his doctorate research on […]

Join the green revolution at uni

Growing food on campus is part of a bold vision for the Flinders University community to support this year. Development of an expanded ‘urban farm’ at […]

Primitive fish had more sense than we thought

CT scans of vertebrate fish fossils have found early signs of sophisticated electroreception systems, which paved the way for the amazing detection ability of sharks, lungfish […]

Animals help refugees build empathy

A program working with newly arrived refugee children suggests that interacting with animals through humane education programs could help these children build a sense of belonging […]

Fat controller gets ready to roll

A wireless hand control device, for people with a disabilities such as cerebral palsy and arthritis, is being commercialised. The ‘i-boll’ has been licensed in an agreement […]