Patients liked telehealth during COVID-19

The expansion of telehealth-supported access to health care during the COVID-19 pandemic was roundly embraced by general practice patients, according to new Flinders University research. The […]

New gauge on weather forecasts

Australia, the driest inhabited continent, is prone to natural disasters and wild swings in weather conditions – from floods to droughts, heatwaves and bushfires. Now two […]

Help for serious shopaholics

When does excessive buying become a disorder? For the first time, international experts in psychology have built a framework to diagnose Compulsive Buying-Shopping Disorder – promising help […]

Plant microbiome discovery

International experts have described for the first time how healthy plants appear to carry bacteria in their cells, opening a new avenue of research to improve […]

How mammals evolved bigger brains

Scientists have pieced together a timeline of how brain and body size evolved in mammals over the last 150 million years by comparing the brain mass […]

Dolphins’ genetic response to virus

Flinders University researchers have sequenced the genomes of dolphins, revealing variations that may influence their deadly immune response to a measles related virus. Climate change and […]