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Vitamin D No Defence Against Dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely to protect individuals from multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease or other brain-related...
10-Jul-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Towards Winning the War on Feral Wild Rabbits

New research shows how two biological control agents have been effective in reducing the numbers of feral rabbits in Australia. Using data from the largest wild rabbit study in the world, scientists have examined the long-term interaction of myxoma...
10-Jul-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Farming Fish Alter ‘Cropping’ Strategies Under High CO2

Fish that ‘farm’ their own patches of seaweed alter their ‘cropping’ practices under high CO2 conditions, researchers at the University of Adelaide in Australia have found.
8-Jul-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cross Species Transfer of Genes Has Driven Evolution

Far from just being the product of our parents, University of Adelaide scientists have shown that widespread transfer of genes between species has radically changed the genomes of today’s mammals, and been an important driver of evolution.
6-Jul-2018 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Obesity Affects Prostate Cancer Test Results

University of Adelaide research shows that the results of the most widely used test for prostate cancer may be affected by obesity.
5-Jul-2018 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Partnership Kicks Goals for Business Graduates

A new partnership between the University of Adelaide’s Adelaide Business School and Port Adelaide Football Club (PAFC) will establish further opportunities for graduates wanting to launch their careers in China and Australia.
4-Jul-2018 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Pump Up Chances for Quantum Computing

University of Adelaide-led research has moved the world one step closer to reliable, high-performance quantum computing.
3-Jul-2018 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Nature and Science Join Forces to Fight Surgical Infections

South Australian researchers are embarking on a $20 million medical and manufacturing research project which could reduce the chance of infection after orthopaedic surgery, thanks to a little help from the humble dragonfly.
2-Jul-2018 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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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

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Global Effort to Extract More Oil and Gas

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

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10,000 People in World-first Cerebral Palsy Study

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

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

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

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Worldwide Mission to Solve Iron Deficiency

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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