Microplastics flow into Gulf waters

Plastic pollution has been recorded in eight freshwater streams running into Gulf St Vincent, confirming the regular flow of microplastics into local marine environments – and […]

Green hydrogen drives energy summit

With the COP27 international climate summit under way in Egypt, the need for global players to keep the goal of restricting warming to 1.5C has never […]

Fairy-wren personalities put to the test

Contrary to their pretty name and appearance, some Australian superb fairy-wrens can be ‘aggressive’ in the wild – which may be important for their survival. When […]

ARC Fellowship for green chemistry innovator

Professor Justin Chalker’s green chemistry breakthroughs at Flinders University have received a timely boost with his latest project being awarded a $1 million ARC Future Fellowship. […]

Fixing up Earth crucial to exit COVID-19

Ecosystem restoration can assist in COVID-19 recovery if it is closely integrated with socioeconomic, health and environmental policies, scientists say in a new article in The […]

Flex begins its first passenger trip with Minister for Transport, the Hon Stephan Knoll on board.

Driverless shuttle trial advances

Stage two of an innovative driverless passenger shuttle trial at Tonsley plans to offer on demand technology for local residents, introduce high-tech infrastructure to improve autonomous […]

Swell idea for wave power

Harnessing power from ocean waves is a complicated endeavour which a South Australian-Chinese research team is diving deep to take into a new direction. A prototype […]

When waste products can build a wall

Firing bricks and making mortar and cement is costly, but organic chemists at Flinders University are working on more sustainable alternatives – focusing on building materials […]