Baby snake in amber a golden find

Newly discovered prehistoric fossils are painting a colourful picture of the biodiversity of the former supercontinent called Gondwana. Among these discoveries are a range of invertebrates, […]

Dinosaurs wander into the city

Life-size dinosaurs at the SA Museum will be both an education and fun for children and the public until 6 May 2018. The latest touring exhibition […]

DNA digs into ochre trails

From the realm of crime scene forensics, ancient artefacts can now be more accurately traced back to their source using the novel approach of microbial DNA […]

Flo from Flores is not your mother

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 […]

Pest plants hook Fijian bees

Student research says native Fijian bees’ love for pollen from introduced species could be a major threat to the island’s ecosystems.

Forensic DNA to crack down on poachers

A high resolution paternity test to help combat the illegal carpet python trade is being developed by Flinders University wildlife forensic DNA specialist Sherryn Ciavaglia.