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.
An international team of scientists from Flinders University and Sweden are ‘doing the brain warp’ in a bid to understand the evolution of a very ‘brainy’ fish species.
Palaeontologists argue the first snakes may have crawled from the sea.