New twist in the ‘Big Bang’ theory

Animal life’s evolutionary ‘Big Bang’ ended much sooner than previously thought, a new study has found. An international team of scientists led by Professor John Paterson […]

$22m injection for medtech innovations   

A $22.3 million Biomedical Translation Bridge program will help fund the growing medical technologies and pharmaceuticals (MTP) sector, including via the Flinders University-led Medical Device Partnering […]

Immediate action on mental health

Awareness about mental health has become a substitute for actually doing something, says Professor Patrick McGorry AO, Australia’s leading campaigner for mental health. Speaking at an […]

The link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer is well established, but low level awareness in the community. Photo: unsplash.com

Women ignoring cancer-alcohol risk: study

Middle-aged women in Australia aren’t getting the message about the proven link between alcohol consumption and breast cancer, a Flinders University researcher says. At a time […]

All smiles as partners seal a deal for autonomous maritime vehicle research and development. Standing (L-R) Mr Loïg Chesnais-Girard, President, Regional Council of Brittany; the Hon. Steven Marshall, Premier of South Australia. Seated (L-R) Mr Pascal Pinot, Director, ENSTA Bretagne; Mr Hervé Guillou, Chairman and CEO of Naval Group; Professor Colin Stirling, President and Vice-Chancellor of Flinders University.

New partnership on autonomous vessels

Research in the fast emerging field of autonomous maritime vehicles will be significantly boosted under a new international collaboration between Australian and French academic institutions and […]

Fishing for clues for diabetes

Fish-hunting marine cone snails have developed a strategy to hit and subdue their prey with up to 200 different compounds, one of which is insulin. American  […]

When it comes to data modelling on underground water resources, few guidelines exist for developing multiple conceptual models and these are rarely followed. Photo: iStock.

Water resources at risk

Precious underground water resources are at risk due to inconsistent assessment, prompting a call for systematic guidelines on how we analyse and model groundwater reserves. A […]