Sizing up rodent mating evolution

A new study has found the distribution of females in 33 species of Australian rodents affects the evolution of testes size of males in these social […]

Sowing seeds for better food crops

With millions facing hunger around the world, Flinders University researchers are looking into novel properties of leading edible plants which could enhance future food crop production. […]

Rare bee found after 100 years

A widespread field search for a rare Australian native bee not recorded for almost a century has found it’s been there all along – but is […]

Satellite tracking supports blue whale survival

Extensive satellite tracking has revealed important new knowledge about the little known pygmy blue whale population of Southern Australia. Marine scientists from Flinders University, Australian Marine […]

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Seeking a ‘great’ shark deterrent

Valuable insights into the performance of commercially available personal shark deterrents have been revealed in Flinders University research. The project, led by funding from by the […]

Throwing a lifeline to native fish stocks

The future of native fish species in Murray-Darling waterways will get a boost with assistance from Flinders University fish genomics experts. The Molecular Ecology Lab at Flinders University […]

Little wasp causes quite a buzz

As well as an interest in all insects, Flinders biological sciences PhD Ben Parslow has a fascination for wasps. The focus of his doctorate research on […]