A new study into one of the world’s oldest types of fish, Coelacanth, provides fresh insights into the development of the skull and brain of vertebrates […]
The discovery of a new fish at a famous WA fossil site is in such good condition that it provides an exciting fresh glimpse into the […]
Scientists in Australia have discovered a remarkable ancient fish fossil with a long snout, reminiscent of a platypus bill. The fossil, named Brindabellaspis after the nearby […]
Flinders University fossil hunters have unearthed a new evolutionary link to the first bony fishes in another step forward to more accurately understand our distant origins. […]
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.
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.
Research into eating, eye, sleep and autoimmune disorders were among the nine outstanding papers awarded the Flinders University Best Research Higher Degree Student publications for 2015.
Contrary to sensationalised popular reports, the giant Megalodon (“big tooth”) shark – which grew to 17 metres – is extinct.