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Urban biodiversity to lower chronic disease

Urban rewilding

Replanting urban environments with native flora could be a cost effective way to improve public health.

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Undersold: Climate change threats much greater than reports

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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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How (and why) to stay optimistic when it feels like the environment is falling apart

Humans love optimism. It’s a no-brainer – optimism makes us feel good and wanting more. This attraction has deep neurological roots that affect both our brain functions and how we process new information.

New research outlines steps to usefully combine optimism with pessimism when talking about environmental conservation.

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Australia’s drought could be increasing Q fever risk, but there are ways we can protect ourselves

Sheep are among the most common carriers of Q fever.

With several hundred cases diagnosed each year, Australia has one of the highest rates of Q fever worldwide.

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Research to clear the air on smoke taint in wine

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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

Streptococcus pneumoniae

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

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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

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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

Joshua Angove Gary Sansom scholarship

$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

Physics student Rhona Hamilton

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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