Associate Professor Sophie Leterme and Professor Mats Andersson at ASC reviewing the research. Image credit: ASC

Smooth sailing for bio-fouling research

Breakthrough experiments conducted at ASC’s deep submarine maintenance facility in Adelaide have demonstrated how electrically charged surface coatings can eliminate marine bio-fouling, or sea organism growth, […]

Good vibrations from renewable energy

Imagine a mobile phone charger that doesn’t need a wireless or mains power source. Or a pacemaker with inbuilt organic energy sources within the human body. […]

All pumped up for new-age rubber

Imagine a self-repairing rubber, or super-adhesive made entirely from waste materials. It sounds like science fiction or a scene from The Terminator, but researchers have discovered […]

Diving deep to develop marine surface solution

Unwanted organisms transported by sea present Australia and other countries with  biofouling and environmental problems that cost marine industries billions of dollars to eliminate. Flinders University […]

Step inside the world of nano – and vote 1

Ever wonder what happens under an electron microscope? The annual scientific photo competition from the Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology at Flinders University gives everyone […]

Voyages to help solve plastic pollution

The oceans of the world are filling up with plastics, and tiny pieces of degrading microplastics, so Flinders scientists are taking to the high seas to […]