Challenges for blue whale populations

The largest living animal, the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) which averages about 27 metres in length, has slowly recovered from whaling only to face the rising challenges of […]

Nano solution for removing toxic dyes

Water pollution from dyes used in textile, food, cosmetic and other manufacturing is a major ecological concern with industry and scientists seeking biocompatible and more sustainable […]

Innovation in kidney disease testing

Kidney disease is a growing global problem, with a new portable device developed by Flinders University showcasing some of the science and innovation being thrown at […]

Improving women’s fertility choices

Declining fertility rates and ageing populations in Western nations have recently set off alarm bells, but continued global population growth will actually raise the pressure billions […]

Diving in with mixed dolphin groups

In-depth research of two of Australia’s dolphin species shows how their behaviours have evolved to co-exist and form mixed species groups in northwestern Australia. In the […]

Benchmarks for food safety standards

Australia’s high standards of food safety inspections set the bar high for cafes, restaurants and other shop owners to maintain hygiene standards but new research by […]

Need to tackle microplastics

Looking for solutions to manage the global crisis of microplastics pollution, particularly in marine environments, will be the focus of the 1st Nano and Microplastics Australian Conference at Flinders […]

Saving our river land resources

Global geophysics experts are joining Flinders University in a major new groundwater project funded by the Australian Research Council. Water extraction, weir flow management and drought […]