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Scientists use koala teeth to map Adelaide's history

Koala image

Scientists are using koala teeth to learn how Adelaide was settled by Europeans.

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Further action on cadmium needed for global food safety

Tractor spreading fertiliser - by Mark Robinson (CC BY 2.0)

Soil experts warn of increasing human intake of cadmium due to changes in soil conditions.

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Uni of Adelaide experts recognised for science excellence

SA Science Awards - Erinn Fagan-Jeffries

University of Adelaide scientists recognised at the SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.

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Tectonic time-lapse: One billion years of Earth’s history in 40 seconds

Distribution of continental crust, ocean basins and plate boundaries in the plate model at 0 Ma (current day). Credit: Merdith et al. 2021 (Earth Science Reviews).

Adelaide scientists are part of an international research team that has published the first full tectonic plate reconstruction of the last billion years.

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High CO2 to slow tropical fish move to cooler waters

Moorish idol - a coral reef species extending its ranges into temperate Australia under climate change. Image credit: Ericka Coni

Ocean acidification predicted under continuing high CO2 emissions may make cooler, temperate waters less welcoming to tropical fish.

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Careers with STEM profile: Vet graduate Hannah Passmore

Uni of Adelaide veterinary alumni Hannah Passmore. Image courtesy of Careers With STEM

Dr Hannah Passmore saves lives for a living thanks to 'koalafications' obtained at the University of Adelaide.

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Science awards celebrate academic, student and staff success

Science awards 2020 Linda Armbrecht

The recent Faculty of Sciences’ awards showcase celebrated research, teaching, leadership, professional staff and student success.

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Students and graduates leading backyard biodiversity and citizen science

Biology Society of South Australia Bradley Bianco

Ever wanted to attract native reptiles, bees and birds to your backyard?

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Fish have bigger sex organs and more reproductive success in acidic oceans

The common triplefin

Some species of fish will have higher reproductive capacity because of larger sex organs, under the more acidic oceans of the future.

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University offers: Hey new students, we’re here to help!

University of Adelaide student - Maths Lawns, North Terrace campus

You've received an offer, what now? Learn how we can help.

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