Grim outlook for fish species

Climatic stability over millions of years has allowed ancient and isolated freshwater fishes to flourish in areas such as the 356,000 square kilometres from Shark Bay […]

New tree of life for modern birds

The largest and most complete study of bird evolution has been launched after an international team of scientists revisited the timing of evolutionary changes. In a […]

New approach to polymer printing

High-power lasers are often used to modify polymer surfaces to make high-tech biomedical products, electronics and data storage components. Now Flinders University researchers have discovered a […]

Rock-wallaby bite size ‘packs a punch’

Australian rock-wallabies are ‘little Napoleons’ when it comes to compensating for small size, packing much more punch into their bite than larger relatives. Researchers from Flinders […]

Praise for ‘social supermarket’ model

A new model of ‘social supermarket’ providing affordable food and social supports for people experiencing financial stress in South Australia should be expanded, experts say. As […]

Carbon a credit to recycle concrete

Amid the rubble of large-sale earthquake, war or other disaster – and as ageing buildings and infrastructure are replaced – mountains of concrete are often taken […]

Facing up to bird ecology

Facial recognition software used to study the social behaviour of individual Greylag Geese in Europe will soon be used to monitor one of the rarest geese […]

Dangers of dating sites for teens

Children as young as 12 are accessing dating apps such as Tinder, Match.com, OkCupid, Bumble and Gridr, creating the risk of exposure to undesirable adult content […]

Super-sized fossil skink

A fossil lizard discovered by researchers at Flinders University has been described as by far the largest and most bizarre skink that ever lived. While related […]