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They're strange, alien-like creatures from the Flinders Ranges - but how do they eat?

University of Adelaide scientists have discovered the feeding mode of Pentaradial Arkarua, a strange, alien-like creature that once roamed the Flinders Ranges.

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‘Animal-stress’ signal improves plant drought resilience

Scientists discover that a gene that helps animal ‘relax’, also helps plants save water.

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Primary school sting nets new wasp species

Four primary schools in regional South Australia have discovered and named new species of wasps as part of a new citizen science project led by the University of Adelaide.

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The Faculty of Sciences is spread across three vibrant campuses. Explore our four schools who each specialise in areas of teaching and research.

Our co-location with major national and global research organisations keeps our researchers and students at the forefront of developing technologies and the latest discoveries in science.

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