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Charities Unite to Award $2.5m for Breast and Prostate Cancer Research

Leading Australian cancer researcher Professor Wayne Tilley has today been presented with a $2.5 million Breast & Prostate Cancer Linkage Grant, thanks to a groundbreaking collaboration between the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) and the...
19-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unlocking South Australia’s Copper Resources

The University of Adelaide will lead a $14.6 million research consortium to develop advanced technologies to boost South Australia’s copper production and develop a globally competitive mining technology services sector in the state.
17-Sep-2017 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immune System Linked to Alcohol Drinking Behavior

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found a new link between the brain's immune system and the desire to drink alcohol in the evening.
15-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SIDS Research Confirms Changes in Babies' Brain Chemistry

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University of Adelaide researchers have confirmed that abnormalities in a common brain chemical are linked to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
14-Sep-2017 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient Wetlands Offer Window Into Climate Change

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Environmental researchers have uncovered a wealth of information about a unique part of Australia that offers never-before-seen insights into climate change since the last ice age.
11-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stroke Patient Improvement with a Brain-Computer Interface

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Australian researchers have shown that it is possible for stroke patients to improve motor function using special training involving connecting brain signals with a computer.
30-Aug-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technique to Aid IVF Embryo Selection

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Australian researchers have successfully developed an advanced new imaging technique, which can help assess the quality of early-stage embryos
28-Aug-2017 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Group to Investigate Genetic Causes of Cerebral Palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy.
21-Aug-2017 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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