Ancestors of a distinctive pollinating bee found across Australia probably originated in tropical Asian countries, islands in the south-west Pacific or greater Oceania region, ecology researchers […]
The catastrophic bushfires raging across much of Australia have not only taken a huge human and economic toll, but also delivered heavy blows to biodiversity and […]
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 […]
Not all fowl are chickens and ducks. Australia’s giant mihirungs (Dromornithidae) were flightless fowl that included some of the most massive birds in the world, such […]
The evolution of snakes has some fascinated twists and turns, and new research has found evidence even primitive snakes were adept at living underground and moving […]
Flinders will play a key role in a new $45.7 million Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage. An international research team […]
For the first time a new technique will look to extract low-grade copper in an affordable and sustainable way to extend the life of some of […]
Scientists at Flinders are investigating the effects of global warming on native bees, including the common carpenter bee.
Palaeontologists argue the first snakes may have crawled from the sea.