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Uncovering health threats to Mount Lofty koalas

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Researchers uncover the leading causes of koala death and disease in the Mount Lofty Ranges.

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Could moss be on the menu as the next gut-friendly superfood?

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An international team of scientists including the University of Adelaide has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in moss that could possibly be exploited for health or other uses.

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Unveiling the secrets of our Milky Way galaxy

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Over 70 sources of very high energy gamma rays, including 16 previously undiscovered ones, have been catalogued in a survey of the Milky Way.

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Human epilepsy drugs alter signalling process in stressed plants

Human epilepsy drugs alter signalling process in stressed plants

Researchers have discovered that drugs used in the treatment of certain brain disorders such as epilepsy, also alter the signalling process in plants under stress.

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New national research centre to fight food waste

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Waite campus will be home to a new multimillion dollar national research centre to help fight the $20 billion cost of Australia’s food waste.

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Emu DNA uncovers size secrets of our native bird

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Genetics researchers from the Faculty of Sciences have discovered that the size of emus correlated to the size of the islands they inhabited.

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