The extinction of species as diverse as flesh-eating kangaroos, tree-climbing crocodiles and gigantic venomous lizards are just a few examples of the extraordinary prehistoric history of […]
Australia’s first fossil vulture has been confirmed more than 100 years after it was first described as an eagle. The discovery, by Flinders University and the […]
An international team of scientists have debunked an earlier description of a fossil thought to be the remarkable missing link between lizards and snakes. The new […]
A new study has revealed a surprising lack of support for widely-held explanations of why some mammals evolve larger brains than expected for their body size. […]
An ancient Elpistostege fish fossil found in Miguasha, Canada has revealed new insights into how the human hand evolved from fish fins. An international team of […]
Looking inside the head of a snake is so much easier when the snake is a fossil. Flinders University and South Australian Museum postdoctoral researcher Alessandro […]
A ‘greatest hits’ package of top 100 papers for ecologists, which rates Charles Darwin’s 1858 article on the evolution of the species at No 1, has […]
The place of humans and other backboned animals in the tree of life has been questioned by Flinders University researchers.
Research to pioneer new materials for industry and a study that aims to shed light on a key evolutionary development are among Flinders projects to receive $4.3 million in ARC funding.