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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 >>