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, […]
The fearsome Thoracosaurus, a dinosaur-era reptile from North America with jaws like giant pincers, bears an uncanny resemblance to a modern fish-eating croc called a gharial. […]
A treasure trove of new species have been discovered in Fiji’s highlands after several New Colombo Plan student study tours. Three successive years of federal New […]
Looking inside the head of a snake is so much easier when the snake is a fossil. Flinders University and South Australian Museum postdoctoral researcher Alessandro […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Student research says native Fijian bees’ love for pollen from introduced species could be a major threat to the island’s ecosystems.
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.