Scientists have revealed the African origins of New Zealand’s most mysterious giant flightless bird – the now extinct adzebill – showing that some of its closest living relatives are the pint-sized flufftails from Madagascar and Africa.
University of Adelaide marine biologists have discovered that some sea snakes contain genes in their tail skin that help them stay safe from predators.
It’s a unique way to escape the heat. Physics graduate Tom Chambers spent his summer exploring clouds in Antarctica.
Cameras recently captured a malleefowl chick scratching about in the dirt in a wildlife refuge on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula.
DNA from prehistoric penguin bones analysed by University of Adelaide scientists, have contributed to new findings about the evolution of these aquatic flightless birds.
A vaccine against the biggest bacterial killer on the planet is a step closer to being available with funding secured for preclinical trials.
A new industry partner at Waite campus is set to boost research and innovation in South Australia’s horticulture and agri-food sectors.
Australians are outraged when animal abuse punishments are seen to be inadequate.
Scientists emphasise the importance of historical writing in caves, after proving the identity of the first person to photograph Australian caves more than 150 years ago.
South Australian scientists including a bee expert from the University of Adelaide, have discovered 26 new species of native Australian bees.