News: Evolutionary Biology
Delve into the science behind ancient DNA – what exactly is it, and how easy is it to extract from remains?
School students will be able to document their local insect biodiversity and potentially discover new species in their area, as part of a new project led by SA Museum and University of Adelaide scientists.
Five University of Adelaide researchers have won 2021 South Australian Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.
Research led by the University of Adelaide has shown, for the first time, that the digestive systems of nectar-eating birds co-evolved with the nectar-composition in flowers.
Evolutionary biologists have assessed the phenomenon of parallelism in soil-burrowing cockroaches for the first time.
Humans have been exposed to coronaviruses for more than 20,000 years, according to new University of Adelaide research.
University of Adelaide scientists have created a DNA fingerprint map to link teak timber back to its plantation of origin and help reduce the $40 billion illicit trade of timber in the Asia Pacific region.
Scientists have used more than two decades of satellite-derived environmental data to suggest the possible foraging habitats of pre-contact Aboriginal peoples living in the Western Desert.
New technologies to play vital role in discovering and documenting all unknown Australian species by 2050.
The Advanced DNA Identification and Forensics Facility is helping reduce the illegal export of timber, by testing for genetic variation between populations of the endangered African Cherry tree.