‘Good’ virus for common infection

A new study shows viruses can be used to save lives, developing the potential use of bacteriophages in bandages to treat life-threatening golden staph infections which […]

Native bushland’s fertility secret

In hotter, dryer conditions with climate change, a secret agent for more sustainable agricultural production could lie in harvesting the diverse beneficial soil microbiome in native […]

Steps to make PPE equipment safer

Australia’s first dedicated testing facility for protective gowns has been established at Flinders, where research is also starting on improving face mask safety. The two Flinders […]

No leg to stand on for flamingos of Oz

The sweeping pink salt lakes across Australia’s interior are all that remain of the lush green places three species of pink flamingos once thrived the outback. […]

SA school science photo contest surges ahead

Flinders University’s annual Cochlear Aurora Photo Contest has opened early, providing valuable holiday time for high school girls to creatively capture science for the chance to win […]