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Clownfish reproduction threatened by artificial light in coral reefs

The popular Disney movie Finding Nemo could have a much darker sequel as artificial light in coral reefs leaves the famous fish unable to reproduce offspring, according to a new study
15-Jul-2019 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Defending Democracy From Cyber Warfare

The Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security, and Governance will be the first research centre in Australia to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to social science by bringing together the three key areas of technology,...
26-Jun-2019 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Strategies to curb poor food choices

What’s the best way to prevent children from overloading on bad food choices? Flinders University researchers have found that promoting substitution is the answer to turn around children’s excessive consumption of nutrient-poor foods and...
20-Jun-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Polymer Tackles PFAS Pollution

Commonly used in non-stick and protective coatings, lubricants and aviation fire-fighting foams, PFAS does not break down readily in the environment. Tests by the US FDA has detected PFAS and other "forever chemicals" contamination of food. The new...
5-Jun-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flinders Village to transform education, health in Adelaide

Adjacent to the new Flinders Station, the development will feature student accommodation, an advanced Health Research facility, transitional health accommodation, a hotel, and amenities such as retail facilities, benefiting students, staff and the...
2-Jun-2019 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Australian Blue tongue lizard ancestor was round-in-the-tooth

Reconstruction of the most complete fossil lizard found in Australia, a 15 million year old relative of our modern bluetongues and social skinks named Egernia gillespieae, reveals the creature was equipped with a robust crushing jaw and was...
30-Apr-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hybrid Species Could Prevent Darwin’s Finches Falling Prey to Invasive Parasite

A hybrid bird species on the Galapagos Islands could help scientists find a way to stop an invasive fly which is killing off the hatchlings of famous Darwin’s finches at an alarming rate, according to new research. 10 related species of the...
26-Apr-2019 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Baby step towards breath-testing for gut disorders

Small children may one day avoid invasive, painful and often traumatic oesophageal tube-testing for gut damage and coeliac disease with a new method of simply blowing into a glass tube to provide effective diagnoses. Research published in...
17-Apr-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Flinders University is a public university in Adelaide, South Australia. Founded in 1966, it is named in honour of Captain Matthew Flinders, the British navigator who explored the South Australian coastline in the early 19th century.

Ranked in the top 2 per cent of universities worldwide by Times Higher Education, Flinders University today comprises six Colleges teaching some 27,000 students. Flinders University researchers work across key areas of expertise, such as: biomedical and clinical sciences, health and human behaviour, culture, politics and society, molecular science and technology, environmental science and water resources.

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