School of Biological Sciences News
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.
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.
Whether you have an offer already, or will receive one in the near future; re-live or catch up on the Future Scientist information evening we held on campus.
We are increasingly observing the impact of climate change on biodiversity, but will ants or plants win out?
Some of the best minds in science received awards from the Faculty of Sciences at its end of year function in December.
Blackwood High School students are working with University of Adelaide researchers to develop ‘Wombot’, a new vehicle for exploring wombat holes.
11,000 year old genomes uncover remarkable details about the population history of Central and South America.