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Failed antibiotic now a game changing weed killer for farmers

Weed killers of the future could soon be based on failed antibiotics. A molecule which was initially developed to treat tuberculosis but failed to progress out of the lab as an antibiotic is now showing promise as a powerful foe for weeds that...
23-May-2023 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Shining a light on dark web wildlife trade

Using a database of more than 50 dark web marketplaces, a research team from the University of Adelaide identified 153 species of wildlife being traded on the dark web.
4-May-2023 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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AI-collected data could compromise childhood sleep disorder diagnoses

A dearth of paediatric data collected using artificial intelligence (AI) tools could compromise the understanding of early sleep patterns.
26-Apr-2023 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Methane breath testing for a better future

A University of Adelaide-led study will investigate if mixing a variety of compounds, including biserrula, into cow feed that contains seaweed, can reduce the amount of methane produced by livestock.
12-Apr-2023 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fasting diet reduces risk markers of type 2 diabetes

A fasting diet which focuses on eating early in the day could be the key to reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, following the largest study in the world to date.
6-Apr-2023 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ENZAMET shows promise as prostate cancer treatment

A new drug combination for men with advanced prostate cancer has shown sustained increase in survival rates.
30-Mar-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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More predictable renewable energy could lower costs

Lower electricity costs for consumers and more reliable clean energy could be some of the benefits of a new study by the University of Adelaide researchers who have examined how predictable solar or wind energy generation is and the impact of it on...
23-Mar-2023 9:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tokyo space enthusiasts remotely control Adelaide rovers

Young Japanese space enthusiasts will take part in a space rover experience at the University of Adelaide, without ever stepping on a plane.
23-Mar-2023 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experts chart the pathway to decarbonising heavy industry

Experts will converge on Adelaide to chart the most prospective pathways to decarbonise heavy industry at this year’s High Temperature Minerals Processing (HiTeMP) 3 Forum hosted by the University of Adelaide.
22-Sep-2022 9:05 PM EDT

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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