Coastal dunes on the march

Coastal transgressive dunefields are on the march in South Australia – retreating inland from an angry ocean at an alarming rate. Yet while this occurs in […]

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 […]

Wake-up call for better sleep

It’s official. Getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep a night is currently out of reach for almost one-third of the population as Flinders University experts […]

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Dangerous snoring link to poor diet

People who eat a healthy plant-based diet are less likely to suffer from dangerous snoring caused by obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA), Flinders University sleep researchers say. […]

Native fish making a comeback

An endangered fish has returned to Bendigo, Victoria thanks to the help of Flinders University research in collaboration with local community groups. Five years after the […]

Advances for women and girls in STEM

International Day of Women and Girls in Science today is an opportunity to examine the disparities and tackle the barriers facing women in science, technology, engineering […]

Why the long face? Now we know

Horses have developed long faces simply ‘because they can,’ a team of evolutionary biologists say. In a major review of how mammalian heads evolve, scientists from […]