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Getting down to business - Vets set for real world practice with new elective

Students of the new Veterinary Entrepreneurship and Business Elective

New program set to teach future veterinarians key business and entrepreneurship skills

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Podcast: Koalafications for becoming a zookeeper

Michelle Birkett - Zookeeper

Animal science graduate Michelle Birkett talks about her dream job as a zookeeper in Sarah Holloway’s latest ‘Seize the Yay’ podcast.

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Trapping atoms to protect Australia’s groundwater

Researcher Dr Rohan Glover, with the Atom Trap Trace Analysis (ATTA) facility at The University of Adelaide

A unique new facility at the University of Adelaide will help protect Australia’s precious groundwater from overuse and contamination.

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New PhD opportunities in environmental remote sensing

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New environmental remote sensing PhD opportunities are available working with researchers from our School of Biological Sciences and the CSIRO.

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Researchers develop a non-invasive test for smoke contamination in vineyards

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Researchers have trialled a non-invasive model for detecting smoke contamination in grapevines.

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Deep breath: this sea snake gathers oxygen through its forehead

Deep breath: this sea snake gathers oxygen through its forehead

Only fish have gills, right? Wrong. Scientists have found a snake that can breathe through the top of its own head.

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Why are fossils more often male?

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University of Adelaide researchers have discovered that fossil and museum collections around the world are home to more male than female mammals.

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Restrained or unrestrained – Dogs travelling in cars set for a ‘ruff’ ride

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Researchers call for compulsory testing of in-car dog restraints and better education about the dangers of having pets loose in your car.

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Tackling the causes of the Amazon forest fires

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If we are so concerned for the rainforest why don’t we do more globally to help protect it?

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It’s common for dogs to be scared of going to the vet

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A new study finds up to 40 per cent of owners report their pet dogs are scared while being examined by a vet.

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