Cashing in on marine byproducts

As exploitation of wild fisheries and marine environments threaten food supplies, Flinders University scientists are finding sustainable new ways to convert biowaste, algal biomass and even […]

Conference to discuss role of Chinese medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine is a growing industry and South Australia is emerging as potential key supplier of medicine ingredients. The role of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) […]

Flinders in SA-China joint research lab

A joint agreement to conduct bold and innovative research into marine and terrestrial biotechnology products has been signed by Flinders University and Shandong Academy of Sciences in China. The new joint […]

Marine biotech looks to new frontiers

Demand for marine bioresources such as algae, sea cucumber, squid, chitin and collagen are growing for use in health foods, functional products, drugs and industrial biomaterials, a Flinders symposium has heard.

Cracking the sea cucumber code

The export value of Australian Holothurians (better known as humble sea cucumbers) is rising after Flinders researchers start to unravel their nutritional and medicinal value.