Flinders University palaeontologists have cast new light on the behaviour of Australia’s top mammalian predator, the fearsome marsupial lion (Thylacoleo carnifex).
Fossils offer fascinating insights into the big questions of sex, death and evolution, as Whyalla locals will hear from a Flinders palaeontology roadshow tomorrow.
After New South Wales joined Western Australia to become the second state or territory in Australia to have formally adopted a fossil emblem, Professor John Long asks if South Australia should be next.
Australian museums and Outback fossickers can thank the events of 100 million years ago for their fossil treasures and high-quality opals, says Flinders science writer Danielle Clode.
Flinders University’s Dr Paul Gardner-Stephen and his family have discovered the bones of a giant, extinct reptile on their first family fossil-hunting trip in Queensland.
Sharks have a distinctive, all-cartilage skeleton, but now a fossil from Western Australia has revealed a surprise ‘missing link’ to an earlier, more bony form of the fish.
Internationally acclaimed writer, scientist and explorer Tim Flannery will launch a $1.1 million palaeontology research, learning and teaching space at Flinders University today.
The Verco Medal – the highest honour bestowed by the Royal Society of South Australia – has been awarded to Flinders University’s internationally-esteemed palaeontologist, Professor John Long.
Decades of fossil-related data collected by Flinders University researchers will soon be available for open access thanks to a new collaboration with eResearch@Flinders.