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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

Ancient DNA Reveals Evolution of Giant Bears in the Americas

The work of University of Adelaide researchers is shedding new light on the evolution of what are believed to be the largest bears that ever walked the Earth.
20-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fatty Diets Lead to Daytime Sleepiness, Poor Sleep

University of Adelaide researchers have found that men who consume diets high in fat are more likely to feel sleepy during the day, to report sleep problems at night, and are also more likely to suffer from sleep apnea.
20-Apr-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Models Predicting Where to Find Fossils

An international team of scientists have developed a way to help locate fossils of long-extinct animals.
7-Apr-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Laser to Shine Light on Remote Sensing

A revolutionary new type of laser developed by the University of Adelaide is promising major advances in remote sensing of greenhouse gases.
4-Apr-2016 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient DNA Shows European Wipe-Out of Early Americans


The first largescale study of ancient DNA from early American people has confirmed the devastating impact of European colonisation on the Indigenous American populations of the time.
29-Mar-2016 7:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sia Furler Institute to Foster New Generations of Artists

The University of Adelaide is proud to announce it has established a new institute of contemporary music and media named after internationally acclaimed Australian singer/songwriter Sia Furler.
31-Mar-2016 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Biodiversity Brings Disease Resistance: Novel Study

A novel study of a Tibetan alpine meadow has shown a clear link between higher biodiversity and greater infectious disease resistance.
21-Mar-2016 9:05 PM 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

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

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

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

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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