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Ancient Fossils Confirmed Among Our Strangest Cousins

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More than 100 years since they were first discovered, some of the world's most bizarre fossils have been identified as distant relatives of humans, thanks to the work of University of Adelaide researchers.
15-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Diet and Exercise During Pregnancy Has Hidden Benefits

It might not be obvious on the scales, but healthy eating and increased physical activity from walking during pregnancy is directly associated with a range of improved outcomes at birth, according to researchers from the University of Adelaide.
14-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Timing Is Key for Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have discovered two potential treatments for traumatic brain injury that are most effective when given at different stages after the injury has occurred.
14-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Predicting the Future Course of Psychotic Illness

Psychiatry researchers from the University of Adelaide have developed a model that could help to predict a patient's likelihood of a good outcome from treatment - from their very first psychotic episode.
1-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Flying Doctor Bees to Prevent Cherry Disease

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University of Adelaide researchers are introducing a method to use bees to deliver disease control to cherry blossom, preventing brown rot in cherries.
24-Sep-2014 2:00 AM EDT

Halving the Risk of Preterm Birth for Some Twin Pregnancies

International research involving the University of Adelaide has found that the risk of preterm birth could be halved for a specific group of "super high-risk" twin pregnancies.
10-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Continuing Bragg Legacy of Structure Determination

Over 100 years since the Nobel Prize-winning father and son team Sir William and Sir Lawrence Bragg pioneered the use of X-rays to determine crystal structure, University of Adelaide researchers have made significant new advances in the field.
5-Sep-2014 4:00 AM EDT

Intervention Needed for Survivors of Childhood Burns

Adults who have been hospitalized for a burn as a child experience higher than usual rates of depression and suicidal thoughts, according to new research at the University of Adelaide.
29-Aug-2014 9:00 AM 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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