Targeting new drugs for schizophrenia

Flinders University researchers have investigated how an antipsychotic drug currently in the development stage binds to its intended target, potentially paving the way for the design […]

More action needed on recyclable plastics

Recyclable plastic has been recorded on popular beaches and urban watercourses in Adelaide, South Australia – highlighting the need for more efforts to remove and reuse […]

Preventing falls in adults

Australian-first research to prevent falls in middle-aged and younger-older adults is taking place in South Australia. The study, supported by leading aged care provider ACH Group, […]

DNA left behind without a touch

A person can leave DNA on a surface without directly touching it, a Flinders University study has found, with the longer someone spends in a room […]

Submerged archaeology highlights protection

New archaeological research has highlighted major blind spots in Australia’s environmental management policies which are placing submerged Indigenous heritage at risk. The Deep History of Sea […]

Emerging stars of science awarded

Three Flinders University researchers, Dr Yee Lian Chew, Dr Ash Hopkins and Dr Eddie Banks, have been recognised for their research excellence and enthusiasm for science […]

Gaps in meth lab clean-up standards

An Australian study of companies which test and clean contamination and chemicals left by illegal methamphetamine labs has raised concerns about inconsistent standards, guidelines and operating […]

Keeping gonorrhea at bay

Sexually transmitted infection (STI) gonorrhea is on the rise as a major public health burden worldwide, with around 87 million new infections a year largely caused […]

Digital mental health checks

The pandemic has made it more difficult for the 430,000+ Australians living with severe mental illnesses who are highly vulnerable to acute illness relapses when their […]