Mobile kidney disease testing

A new portable medical device for monitoring and early detection of chronic kidney disease, which affects an estimated 9% of the world’s population, has been shown […]

Instagram pressure rising

Flinders University body image experts are urging all Instagram users to apply a more conscious ‘filter’ to monitor their health and fitness posts. The researchers say […]

Smart ways to cut crime rates

Pressure on police force recruitment and prison systems could be reduced through more attention being paid to earlier interventions, rehabilitation and other “smart” approaches to crime […]

Giant roo relic found in PNG

Palaeontologists from Flinders University in South Australia have described a new genus of giant fossil kangaroo from the mountains of central Papua New Guinea. The new […]

Repairing nature with DNA – and drones

The monumental global task to restore degraded ecosystems will need to include sophisticated technologies such as environmental DNA monitoring to understand and support the recovery of […]

Cold-blooded facts of life

The secrets of ageing have been revealed in largest study on longevity and ageing in reptiles and amphibians published today in Science. The US-led international research […]

Big step in rapid diagnostics

The high-tech Flinders University vortex fluidic device has been used to test for infectious diseases such as flu and COVID-19 within five minutes. The speedy high-tech […]

Little penguins pushed to the brink

The latest floods have drowned out memories of drought in many parts of Australia, but ecosystems and native species are still battling with the effects of […]