Superbug’s resistance power

Treatment of severe infections caused by pathogenic bacteria relies on ‘last resort’ antibiotics, but rising resistance by ‘superbugs’ to most clinically approved drugs leaves patients exposed […]

$2.4m boost to advance R&D

A powerful new microscope has been commissioned at Flinders University as part of a national strategy to provide researchers and industry with the latest techniques to […]

Food cyber attacks forecast

Wide-ranging use of smart technologies is raising global agricultural production but international researchers warn this digital-age phenomenon could reap a crop of another kind – cybersecurity […]

Mercury removal made easy

Mercury pollution is a global problem in water, air and soil near goldmines, cement and other heavy industries burning fossil fuels – with removal too expensive […]

$10m pledge for jobs of the future

A pledge by Labor leader Anthony Albanese and Industry spokesman Ed Husic committing $10 million to bolster advanced manufacturing through expansion of Flinders University’s Factory of […]

Sizing up rodent mating evolution

A new study has found the distribution of females in 33 species of Australian rodents affects the evolution of testes size of males in these social […]

Lizard, snake T-cell mystery

Studies of Australian sleepy lizards have raised new questions about vertebrate immunity after researchers identified the evolutionary disappearance of genes needed for some T cell production […]

Polymer battery a step closer

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability. With the aim to […]