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Undersold: Climate change threats much greater than reports

A new study has revealed that the language used by the global climate change watchdog, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is overly conservative.

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Research to clear the air on smoke taint in wine

Researchers are investigating whether smoke from stubble burning has any effect on wine grapes.

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From the lab bench to the clinic: Pneumonia vaccine shows commercialisation strengths

Commercialisation potential of Faculty of Sciences’ research is in the spotlight after the development of a new pneumonia vaccine.

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World rankings: veterinary science breaks into top 50

Veterinary science, taught at Roseworthy campus, is a stand-out result in a suite of impressive results in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

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Conservation of threatened flora species inspires street art

Scientists are helping save a threatened native plant and art is helping raise awareness about it.

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PhD research a global game changer for chicken breeding

$35K Gary Sansom Scholarship was awarded to Joshua Angove for his research on the influence of the maternal environment on how meat chickens grow.

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Photonics & space internships await physics student

New Colombo Plan Scholarship recipient Rhona Hamilton has sights on her internships at the University of Tokyo and National Astronomical Observatory of Japan.

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African origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird revealed

Scientists have revealed the African origins of New Zealand’s most mysterious giant flightless bird – the now extinct adzebill – showing that some of its closest living relatives are the pint-sized flufftails from Madagascar and Africa.

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