Scientists have challenged the common assumption that genetic diversity of a species is a key indicator of extinction risk.
University of Adelaide scientists have produced the first ever echidna genome and a greatly improved, high-quality platypus genome sequence.
University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that fossil and museum collections around the world are home to more male than female mammals.
The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.
Scientists discover how mutations in DNA can cause neurodegenerative disease.
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.
DNA from prehistoric penguin bones analysed by University of Adelaide scientists, have contributed to new findings about the evolution of these aquatic flightless birds.
11,000 year old genomes uncover remarkable details about the population history of Central and South America.
Genetics researchers from the Faculty of Sciences have discovered that the size of emus correlated to the size of the islands they inhabited.