New trigger for volcanic eruptions discovered using jelly and lasers

1 Jul

Scientists have made an important step towards understanding how volcanic eruptions happen, after identifying a previously unrecognised potential trigger. An international team of researchers from the University of Liverpool, Monash University and the University of Newcastle, including UON’s Dr David Boutelier, think their findings could lead to new ways of … Read More »

Local researchers extract oldest Neanderthal DNA on record

1 Jul

Two University of Newcastle researchers have helped extract the oldest Neanderthal DNA on record. Conjoint Professor Andrea Borsato and Associate Professor Silvia Frisia are world leading experts in cave and geological structures, and were part of an international team who made the discovery. The Neanderthal skeleton was first discovered in … Read More »