News: School of Biological Sciences
Tiny insects that live on Eucalyptus leaves have been forced to travel vast distances or change what they eat to survive, after bushfires destroyed their habitat.
EchidnaCSI has received the Citizen Science Award for Outstanding Science at the inaugural awards for Citizen Science Projects in South Australia.
Five outstanding University of Adelaide graduates have been recognised for their significant contributions to their professions and communities with Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Congratulations to Dr Richard Lilly and Dr Tahlia Perry who are finalists in the 2021 South Australian Science Excellence and Innovation awards!
Scientists warn, without good biosecurity measures ‘alien organisms’ on Earth may become a reality stranger than fiction.
More than 35 percent of fish caught in the waters off southern Australia contain microplastics, and the problem is worse in SA - but many people in the fishing industry aren’t aware that we even have an ocean plastic problem.
University of Adelaide researchers have found important evidence supporting their theory that a deficiency of active iron in the brain is an important factor in Alzheimer’s disease.
New research shows that humans had a significant role in the extinction of woolly mammoths in Eurasia, occurring thousands of years later than previously thought.
Australia doesn’t have any native bears, yet our involvement in the illegal trade of bear parts and products is sadly a different story.
Wildlife scientists have come together to call for urgent reforms to the management of Australia’s kangaroo populations.