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Lockheed Martin partners with Uni of Adelaide on machine learning

Technology and innovation company Lockheed Martin Australia has become the first Foundation Partner with the University of Adelaide’s new Australian Institute for Machine Learning.
9-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Lilly Pilly fossils reveal snowless Snowy Mountains

Leaf fossils discovered high in Australia’s Snowy Mountains have revealed a past history of warmer rainforest vegetation and a lack of snow, in contrast with the alpine vegetation and winter snow-covered slopes of today.
3-Oct-2018 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Common heart condition linked to sudden death

A University of Adelaide-led team of researchers has found a link between sudden cardiac death (when the heart suddenly stops beating) and a common heart condition known as mitral valve prolapse that affects around 12 in every 1000 people worldwide.
25-Sep-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Festival partnership benefits creative arts students

The University of Adelaide has signed a major sponsorship agreement with Adelaide Festival that will connect creative arts students with some of the world’s most renowned performances.
25-Sep-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Project Captures Stolen Generations’ Voices

A project led by University of Adelaide researchers is collecting oral histories of the Stolen Generations of the Ngarrindjeri people from Murray Bridge, South Australia.
12-Sep-2018 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tetris-Like Program Could Speed Breast Cancer Detection

Researchers from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML) are developing a fully-automated medical image analysis program to detect breast tumours. The program uses a unique style to focus on the affected area.
6-Sep-2018 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Research Finds Gender Diverse Boards Are Greener

Companies with a more balanced mix of men and women on their boards are better at protecting the environment and less likely to be sued for environmental law violations, according to new research from the University of Adelaide.
30-Aug-2018 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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World’s most precise clock wins Eureka Prize

A University of Adelaide team of scientists has won one of Australia's prestigious Eureka Prizes for science for the development of the world’s most precise clock.
30-Aug-2018 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Discovery Casts Dark Shadow on Computer Security

Two international teams of security researchers have uncovered Foreshadow, a new variant of the hardware vulnerability Meltdown announced earlier in the year, that can be exploited to bypass Intel Processors’ secure regions to access memory and...
14-Aug-2018 7:05 PM EDT

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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