Technology, other distractions and staying up late make it difficult, but researchers say teenagers need 8-10 hours of sleep a night to optimise their performance and maintain good health and wellbeing.
In the war on childhood obesity, social conditioning and advertising are winning the hearts and minds of children who link snack and junk food with ‘fun and comfort’, Flinders research shows.
Conservation of wildlife depends on understanding the ecology of various species and this plays a big role in how disease and parasites spreads in an animal population.
Sleep disorders have a negative impact on the health and productivity of Australians, but a new Adelaide-based research centre is bringing together a network of experts to tackle the problem.
When it comes to some things, big is not always better.
Shark diving tourism is a growing industry estimated to be worth more than $25.5 million annually to regional economies around Australia.