Clues to killer whale cluster

Why do more than 100 gather off Western Australia every year? A Flinders University researcher has finally fathomed why large numbers of killer whales gather at […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making waves in oceanography

A new scientific discovery in Australia by Flinders University has recorded for the first time how ghost currents and sediments can ‘undo’ the force of gravity. […]