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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.

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Science news

Scientists in the news this week: September 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Research shows potential of gene editing in barley

Plant scientists show potential to rapidly improve barley grain quality through CRISPR genetic tool.

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Climate change may eliminate world’s largest lizard

The Komodo dragon could be driven to extinction by climate change unless significant measures to intervene are taken soon.

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