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 […]

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 […]

True locals make Coffin Bay their home

When dolphins are in a safe, bountiful environment, they don’t venture far – despite having the capability to range over vast ocean distances. And within such […]

Strategic Professor in Palaeontology John Long, a Past President of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in the US.

Trump faces ferocious fossil fight

Flinders palaeontologist Professor John Long is part of US legal action over President Donald Trump’s move to downsize the Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments sites in Utah. […]

Lizards share more than love

Research led by Flinders University for the past 35 years is building a picture of how sleepy lizard behaviour determines their health and survival. Conservation of […]

Dromornis stirtoni, illustrated by Brian Choo.

Flightless fowls of a far-flung nature

Not all fowl are chickens and ducks. Australia’s giant mihirungs (Dromornithidae) were flightless fowl that included some of the most massive birds in the world, such […]