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French Connection for Adelaide-Based Business Incubator

The University of Adelaide will run a business incubator in France using South Australian expertise for the next five years thanks to an agreement with the French city of Châlons-en-Champagne.
25-May-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Call to Minimise Drone Impact on Wildlife

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University of Adelaide environmental researchers have called for a ‘code of best practice’ in using unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) for wildlife monitoring and protection, and other biological field research.
20-May-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Squids on the Rise as Oceans Change

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Unlike the declining populations of many fish species, the number of cephalopods (octopus, cuttlefish and squid) has increased in the world’s oceans over the past 60 years, a University of Adelaide study has found.
20-May-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Marijuana Use in Pregnancy Is Major Risk for Pre-Term Birth

International research led by the University of Adelaide has for the first time shown a direct link between continued marijuana use during pregnancy and pre-term birth.
12-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New study suggests rethink of dementia causes

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new theory for the causes of dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases, involving an out-of-control immune system.
12-May-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Advances in Medical Care Have Led to Type 1 Diabetes Boom

Researchers from the University of Adelaide say the global increase in cases of type 1 diabetes is directly linked to advances in medical care, with the underlying genetics of the disease more likely to be passed from one generation to the next.
5-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kids' Eating Habits Highlight Need for Healthier Lunch Boxes

New research from the University of Adelaide shows children aged 9-10 years old are receiving almost half of their daily energy requirements from junk foods.
3-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Trust in the Cloud Could Be Pinned to Online Scoring System

Computer scientists at the University of Adelaide have developed an easy-to-use online tool to help build people's trust in the cloud.
22-Apr-2016 12:00 PM 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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