Obesity, tooth decay and risk of diabetes are among the pitfalls of excessive soft drink consumption which is plaguing communities around the world. Research into managing […]
High school student Keisha Hadland recently swapped life on Kangaroo Island for excavating the fossils of extinct giant kangaroos. The 17-year-old recipient of this year’s James Moore […]
The evolution of snakes has some fascinated twists and turns, and new research has found evidence even primitive snakes were adept at living underground and moving […]
In this not-too-distant prehistoric past, when giant megafauna and flightless birds, Tasmanian tigers and devils roamed around Kangaroo Island, their footprints left trails for scientists to […]
A giant, flying turkey as tall as a kangaroo is among five extinct large megapode birds discovered by palaentologists at Flinders University. All five birds were […]
New research in Australia has found the tiny ‘hobbit’ people of Asia are not ancestors or even close relatives of modern humans. The most comprehensive study […]
Strategic Professor of Palaeontology, Professor John Long, is looking forward to a very cold white Christmas.
The place of humans and other backboned animals in the tree of life has been questioned by Flinders University researchers.
Human settlement in Australia’s arid interior has been reset to about 50,000 years ago – almost 10,000 years earlier than previously reported.