News: School of Biological Sciences
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.
When it comes to importing illegal reptiles, Australia’s trade closely follows US trends, according to new University of Adelaide research.
Science communicators will join forces with a local echidna ecologist to share their expertise in echidnas and insects in a free, interactive workshop on Kangaroo Island, as part of National Science Week.
Almost $2 million in new funding is set to advance research into red meat, hemp and mining.
Snails, slugs and stick insects - investigating the dynamics of Australia’s terrestrial invertebrate trade
For some people, the idea of having tarantulas and scorpions living in their house is a nightmare; for others, keeping insects is a hobby and a passion, writes Charlotte Lassaline.
Scientists have come up with a simple new test to analyse sulfur isotopes which can be used to help investigate chemical changes in water.
Interview with researcher A/Prof Michael Beard about gain-of-function research, a technique used in virology and genetics to alter the function of a virus.
Australian reptiles face serious conservation threats from illegal poaching fuelled by international demand and the exotic pet trade.
Evolutionary biologists have assessed the phenomenon of parallelism in soil-burrowing cockroaches for the first time.
Two University of Adelaide scientists have been awarded prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships by the Australian Research Council.