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Polymer Batteries A Step Closer

Friday, 22 April 2022, 1:27 pm | Flinders University

An international research team has moved closer to developing a more sustainable, rechargeable ‘organic’ battery model by doubling its energy storage capability. With the aim to one day power small electronic devices and divert toxic waste from ... More >>

What Next For Australia's Anti-corruption Agencies?

Friday, 22 October 2021, 7:10 pm | Flinders University

Corruption battles heat up Public meeting on future of public integrity agencies As the SA Government guts its anti-corruption commission, and a NSW Premier falls, what are the lessons for integrity bodies in Australia? This question will be explored ... More >>

New Study Renews Calls For Halt On Coal Mine

Tuesday, 19 October 2021, 6:14 pm | Flinders University

New research led by Flinders University is renewing calls to protect the source of water and aquifers supporting the ecologically significant Doongmabulla Springs Complex in central Queensland from a proposed Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee ... More >>

Advanced vehicle testing system on the starting line

Thursday, 26 August 2021, 3:58 pm | Flinders University

South Australian-based automotive and defence supplier Supashock will team with leading researchers at Flinders University and DSTG Edinburgh to develop an advanced method to test a vehicle’s condition for preventative maintenance and condition ... More >>

Reducing Cardio Risk With Common Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

Tuesday, 6 July 2021, 5:17 am | Flinders University

New advice on arthritis drugs Study checks rheumatoid arthritis heart-stroke risk New research evaluating the drugs commonly used by rheumatoid arthritis patients suggests two combinations could reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes. The ... More >>

TV Adverts Affect Some More Than Others - Study

Wednesday, 2 June 2021, 1:09 pm | Flinders University

What keeps consumers hooked on high sugar soft drink? Advertising, of course. But why are some consumers more adept at ignoring these cues than others? A new study from Flinders University, published in Appetite , has found participants with an ... More >>

Solutions For Better Biosecurity In World Shipping Channels

Thursday, 17 December 2020, 12:21 pm | Flinders University

Nanoscale changes to industrial coatings can make them stronger, more environmentally friendly and better biosecurity barriers to block marine pest invasions of ports and coastlines. It’s estimated the economic and environmental cost of biofouling ... More >>

Refined Finish For Fine Fish Oil

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 12:37 pm | Flinders University

Not all fish oils are high quality oils, so scientists have developed a safe and sustainable method to help produce better dietary Omega-3 health and dietary supplements. The superior fish oil, and other bioactive ingredients such as curcumin, were used ... More >>

Disposable Blood Warmer Helps Transfusions

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 11:57 am | Flinders University

When blood is needed for major trauma outside of a medical facility, the risk of hypothermia increases when a patient is transfused bags of blood taken directly from chilled storage. Flinders University researchers – knowing that warm blood results ... More >>

Ideal Way To Test Biofluids – Study

Wednesday, 15 July 2020, 4:02 pm | Flinders University

Solving rapid health diagnostics, drop by drop Every drop of bodily fluid, or biofluid, holds valuable clues to a person's health. The bioprobe industry is rapidly responding to the rising need for fast screening and early detection of diseases via biomarkers More >>

Unmasking New Solutions For Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA)

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 6:12 pm | Flinders University

Flinders leads new NHMRC sleep apnoea study Nearly 1 billion people globally, including 1 million Australians, have obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) and more targeted treatments are ‘urgently needed’ to reduce the costs and health impacts, say Flinders University ... More >>

Digital Solutions For Dementia Care: Telehealth As Good As Face-to-face Health Services

Monday, 27 April 2020, 4:43 pm | Flinders University

Telehealth delivery of dementia care in the home can be as effective as face-to-face home visit services if carers and recipients take advantage of the technologies available, Australian researchers say. The study of 63 people living with mild to moderate dementia, ... More >>

When penguins ruled after dinosaurs died

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 12:50 pm | Flinders University

What waddled on land but swam supremely in subtropical seas more than 60 million years ago, after the dinosaurs were wiped out on sea and land? More >>

NZ big bird a whopping ‘squawkzilla’

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 12:03 pm | Flinders University

Australasian palaeontologists have discovered the world’s largest parrot, standing up to 1m tall with a massive beak able to crack most food sources. More >>

Differences in water temperature can create new species

Thursday, 7 February 2019, 9:36 am | Flinders University

Warm and cool water temperatures over a long stretch of coastline cause new species of marine fish to evolve without being isolated from similar types of fish nearby, according to a new international study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society ... More >>