New research explains how the nervous system in the gut causes propulsion along the gut, highlighting similar behaviour to other neural networks in the brain and […]
Varying immune response to vaccinations could be countered with microbiota-targeted interventions helping infants, older people and others to take full advantage of the benefits of effective […]
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 […]
New analysis of a fossil lizard has helped close the 70-million-year gap in the fossil record on the origins of lizards and snakes. Snakes and lizards […]
Marine scientists, including the Southern Shark Ecology Group at Flinders, have combined to develop a 10-year ‘data map’ of marine species of Australia’s coastline. The acoustic […]
Flinders and University of Adelaide researchers have discovered remarkable evolutionary changes to insulin regulation in two of the nation’s most iconic native animal species – the […]
Human settlement in Australia’s arid interior has been reset to about 50,000 years ago – almost 10,000 years earlier than previously reported.
An ancient fossil fish that lived 423 million years ago – representing the earliest large vertebrate predator in the fossil record – has been described by Flinders University palaeontologist Dr Brian Choo.
He has rewritten the history of evolution and is the author of 27 popular and academic science books – now, Professor John Long is at Flinders.