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 […]

Giant NZ bird’s links with Africa

Scientists have linked New Zealand’s giant flightless bird, the now extinct adzebill, with origins in Africa – showing that some of its closest living relatives are the […]