News file for: Flinders University
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.
New research shows that male dolphins who form social alliances have better reproductive success than those who go solo.
The world-class achievements of Australia’s top scientists were celebrated at the 2011 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
Scientists have produced rice with up to four times more iron and twice as much zinc compared to conventional rice.
A recent study has found that ‘lefties’ consistently perform worse than ‘righties’ in measures of IQ.