Good vibrations from renewable energy

Imagine a mobile phone charger that doesn’t need a wireless or mains power source. Or a pacemaker with inbuilt organic energy sources within the human body. […]

Boost to develop microalgae into health foods

A new discovery may provide the crucial link that helps accelerate development of microalgae into beneficial human health supplements. Dietary supplementation of fatty acids produced from […]

Impact grants propel novel research

Generous donors are propelling next-gen research leaders at Flinders University. The foresight of philanthropists is kickstarting nine innovative research projects in 2020-21, led by some of […]

Search for the woman who sailed the world

A fascinating marine ‘herstory’ has given insights into the first women to sail around the world. The adventurous life of French woman Jeanne Barret, who dressed […]

Noise can put you off your food

Noise can make or break a dining experience, according to a laboratory study replicating  common noise levels in restaurants. The acoustic experts say the study proves […]

Virus tests support masks against COVID-19

Testing of commonly available fabric masks has found they significantly reduce the number of aerosolised viruses a wearer could be exposed to. The Flinders University study, […]

Tiniest kangaroo in symposium spotlight

Unlocking an evolutionary puzzle through studying tropical Australia’s musky rat-kangaroos, the only living macropodoid that does not hop, is the focus of Flinders University PhD student […]

Meth inhalation risk in former home labs

Families unknowingly living in properties previously used as methamphetamine or ‘ice’ labs could be suffering from significant risks of inhalation and skin exposure as meth moves […]

Why rats would win Australian survivor

Australian rodents skulls all correspond to one simple, size-dependent shape that is more than ten million years old but it turns out this lack of change […]