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Clash Between Personal Rights and National Security

A legal adviser to whistleblower Edward Snowden is among the many leading contributors to a new free online course being run by the University of Adelaide: Cyberwar, Surveillance and Security.
20-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

New Report: First Compilation of Global Addictions

The world’s first comprehensive report on global addictions has revealed Australians smoke less tobacco and drink less alcohol than the British, but Aussies take more illicit drugs.
10-May-2015 10:00 PM EDT

China to Dominate Asia’s Growth in Wine Imports

New projections of growth in global wine markets to 2018 show Asian countries will dominate global wine consumption and import growth, led by a surge in wine consumption in China.
6-May-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Bacteria Research Opens Way for New Antibiotics

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a target for the development of completely new antibiotics against disease-causing bacteria.
5-May-2015 11:05 PM EDT

‘Performance Enhancing’ Drugs Decrease Performance

Doping is damaging the image of sport without benefitting athletes’ results, according to University of Adelaide research.
4-May-2015 12:05 AM EDT

How Your Sex Life May Influence Endometriosis

Researchers are a step closer to understanding the risk factors associated with endometriosis thanks to a new University of Adelaide study.
30-Apr-2015 9:05 PM EDT

Potential New Target to Prevent Breast Cancer Relapse

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered an important factor in the development of breast cancer and its spread, which may present a new target for treatment.
22-Apr-2015 7:05 PM EDT

Critical Windows to Turn Away Junk Food Craving

University of Adelaide researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for female offspring.
2-Apr-2015 2:05 AM EDT

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Why It's "Homicide Bomber" Not "Suicide Bomber"

A suicide prevention expert has called for the term "homicide bomber" to replace the widely used "suicide bomber", because he says people who kill themselves while murdering others have few similarities to actual suicide victims.
3-Sep-2013 9:00 AM EDT

Omega-3 Continues to Astound Award-Winner

After decades of research, scientists continue to uncover the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids – and there are many more discoveries yet to come, according to a nutrition researcher being honored for his lifetime of achievement in this field.
16-Apr-2012 9:00 AM EDT

Will the New World Cup Soccer Ball Bend?

Physics experts at the University of Adelaide believe the new ball created for the 2010 World Cup, called the Jabulani, will play "harder and faster", bending more unpredictably than its predecessor.
8-Jun-2010 8:00 AM EDT

Herbal Medicines Can be Lethal, Pathologist Warns

A University of Adelaide forensic pathologist has sounded a worldwide warning of the potential lethal dangers of herbal medicines if taken in large quantities, injected, or combined with prescription drugs.
8-Feb-2010 8:30 AM EST

Global Effort to Extract More Oil and Gas

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A University of Adelaide petroleum geologist is spearheading an international project to extract more oil and gas from the ground, potentially saving companies billions of dollars.
17-Feb-2009 9:45 PM EST

10,000 People in World-first Cerebral Palsy Study

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Researchers from the University of Adelaide, Australia, have launched the largest study of its kind in the world in a bid to better understand the possible genetic causes of cerebral palsy, lead by Chief Investigator Alastair MacLennan.
2-Jul-2008 3:30 PM EDT

World-Class Environment Vision to "Bring Back the Species"

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One of Australia's leading environmentalists will spearhead a world-class project to help revegetate the Mount Lofty Ranges, to stave off the effects of climate change and halt the loss of bird, animal and plant species.
18-Jun-2008 8:00 AM EDT

Worldwide Mission to Solve Iron Deficiency

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A University of Adelaide researcher will lead an Australian project to help address the world's biggest nutritional deficiency "“ lack of iron.
11-Jun-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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