New research in Australia has found the tiny ‘hobbit’ people of Asia are not ancestors or even close relatives of modern humans. The most comprehensive study […]
Strategic Professor of Palaeontology, Professor John Long, is looking forward to a very cold white Christmas.
The place of humans and other backboned animals in the tree of life has been questioned by Flinders University researchers.
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 international team of scientists from Flinders University and Sweden are ‘doing the brain warp’ in a bid to understand the evolution of a very ‘brainy’ fish species.
Palaeontologists argue the first snakes may have crawled from the sea.
The sex life of the biggest bird to have ever roamed the planet has been revealed – and it’s more akin to a goose than an emu.
The ‘flamingo duck’ survived in Australia millions of years longer than anywhere else, says a Flinders researcher.
A newly discovered distant relative of the duck has just been hailed as an ancestor of the biggest bird the world has ever known by a […]