February 12th, 2014
A new study revealed that a change in vegetation caused by climate change wiped out the megafauna species of the last Ice Age.
March 5th, 2012
A Murdoch University researcher has helped rewrite history after radiocarbon dating and genetic analysis proved that Scandinavian conifers in the high arctic survived the last ice age for several thousands of years.
November 22nd, 2011
Dr James Haile from Murdoch University’s ancient DNA lab has been awarded a prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) fellowship to undertake work on eggshell genetics.
November 17th, 2011
A Murdoch University-led collaboration is using DNA analysis to examine how the earliest West Australians lived.
November 3rd, 2011
A study led by the University of Copenhagen and involving more than 40 academic institutions, including Murdoch University, has revealed that neither climate nor humans alone can account for the Ice Age mass extinctions.