News file for: Flinders University
Although it has been argued that whales might be responsible for the depletion of fish stocks through predation, scientists have shown that their defecation in fact provides nutrients for other prey fish.
Scientists have identified an unexpected source of freshwater – beneath the seabed on continental shelves around the world.
A one hour high-intensity workout provides the same fitness benefits as 50 hours of walking, a new study has found.
A spectacular new 419 million year old fossil of an armored fish called Entelognathus has been unearthed in China.
A study of almost 6,000 adult twins in Australia has found a genetic link between alcohol dependence and certain types of eating disorders.
A study has found that blaming fat as the cause of diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is self-induced.
A new study has uncovered 380 million-year-old armor-plated fishes that preserve the oldest muscles ever discovered in a vertebrate.
An international team of scientists have completed the largest study into the genetic causes of poor eyesight.
Scientists in Singapore have identified genes for central corneal thickness that may cause potentially blinding eye conditions such as glaucoma.
Researchers have found that patients carrying genetic mutations that characterize Lynch syndrome face an increased risk of developing breast and pancreatic cancer.