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Better Forecasts for Sea Ice Under Climate Change

New research is helping pinpoint the impact of waves on sea ice, which is vulnerable to climate change, particularly in the Arctic where it is rapidly retreating.
24-Nov-2014 6:00 PM EST

New Model of Follow Up for Breast Cancer Patients

Public health researchers from the University of Adelaide have evaluated international breast cancer guidelines, finding that there is potential to improve surveillance of breast cancer survivors from both a patient and health system perspective.
21-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Women's Fertility Linked to Detox Element in Diet

University of Adelaide research has for the first time shown how much of a critical role the natural antioxidant selenium plays at the earliest stages of a woman's fertility.
17-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Controversial Medication Has Benefits for Breastfeeding

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A controversial medication used by breastfeeding women should not be restricted because of the benefits it offers mothers and their babies, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.
11-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

Helping Pacific Islanders Eat More "Greens"

University of Adelaide research is helping indigenous Pacific Island and Torres Strait Islander people eat more “greens” to improve their diet and help combat disease.
4-Nov-2014 12:00 AM EST

Singapore Conference Highlights Global Health Needs

The world is rapidly shrinking at the same time that medical collaborations are expanding – for the benefit of patient care right across the globe, a major international health conference in Singapore will hear next week.
3-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

New Step Towards Eradication of H5N1 Bird Flu

A University of Adelaide-led project has developed a new test that can distinguish between birds that have been vaccinated against the H5N1 strain of avian influenza virus or “bird flu” with those that have been naturally infected.
31-Oct-2014 3:00 AM EDT

Reducing Population Is No Environmental ‘Quick Fix’

New multi-scenario modelling of world human population has concluded that even stringent fertility restrictions or a catastrophic mass mortality would not bring about large enough change this century to solve issues of global sustainability.
23-Oct-2014 10:00 PM 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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