The cataclysmic events that wiped out the land dinosaurs some 65 million years ago also caused widespread extinction in bees, Flinders University research has found.
Microbiologists from Flinders University are teaming up with their Israeli counterparts at the Weizmann Institute to study how common bugs including E coli and Staphylococcus become resistant to antibiotics.
Flinders University researchers are breaking new ground in a decade-long journey to pinpoint the function of two closely related proteins.
New findings suggest that the ecology of blue whales – the largest living animal – has recently changed due to human activities.
Flinders University has received six Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Government Office for Learning and Teaching for 2012.
The web-making strategies of spiders, the sexual proclivities of squid, the effects of human tourism on bottle-nosed dolphins and the fight-back by the iconic Darwin’s finch against a voracious parasite are among the phenomena that will be described at a national conference on animal behaviour Flinders University from April 11 to 13.