Nullarbor kangaroo was able to climb trees

Flinders University palaeontology researchers have helped to discover and describe a new species of climbing kangaroo. The scientists from Flinders and Perth’s Murdoch University found the […]

Brains ‘primed’ for life on land

A new study adds another layer to the remarkable evolutionary transition of life from water to land on Earth. The international study of the prehistoric ‘relic’ […]

Science educators honoured on Australia Day

Leading Australia Day Honours have been awarded to maverick fossil hunter and conservationist Professor Rod Wells and popular Flinders University physics teacher Associate Professor Maria Parappilly. […]

Inside view of evolutionary flight path

Flinders researchers studying the giant cassowary’s eating, breathing and vocal structures have found a new way to gain details about evolution. The study even found a […]

Fossil expands ancient fish family tree

A second ancient lungfish has been discovered in Africa, adding another piece to the jigsaw of evolving aquatic life forms more than 400 million years ago. […]

50 years of fossil wonders

A casual weekend of cave exploring in 1969 was the start of something big when young enthusiasts Rod Wells and Grant Gartrell clambered through to the […]