How Galápagos finches evade a parasitic fly

Darwin’s finches on the Galápagos Islands are once again providing insights into the theory of evolution, with two Flinders University studies investigating their dealings with a […]

New push to clean up e-waste, oil spills

Mounting waste from computers and electronic devices is the focus of a multi-faceted attack on environmental degradation being led by Flinders University and its commercial partner […]

Biofertiliser for better farms

While agricultural production around the world struggles with declining soil health, Australian researchers are investigating production of a sustainable organic nitrogen fertiliser made from aquatic cyanobacterial […]

Killer whale DNA reveals distinct ties

Scientists have discovered that Australasian killer whales revolve around matrilineal ties after using DNA to determine their populations across the region. Killer whales are the ocean’s […]

Device cracks milk protein

After gaining world attention by ‘unboiling’ egg protein, Flinders University scientists have now used an Australian-made novel thin film microfluidic device to manipulate Beta-lactoglobulin (β-lactoglobulin), the […]

Platypuses fight back after bushfires

A team of researchers have surveyed the introduced population of platypuses on Kangaroo Island, revealing that the species may be on the road to recovery following […]