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Water restriction practices in broiler breeder hens: effect on egg albumen composition

Chicken laying

Honours project: Determine the effects of maternal water restriction on egg development by investigating key proteins in the albumen of fertile chicken eggs which are vital for the survival and growth of the chicken embryo.

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Transmission of Salmonella from broiler breeder to progeny

Chickens - Image by Bohdan Chreptak from Pixabay

Honours project: This animal science project aims to understand the prevalence of Salmonella in meat type breeder flocks and their progenies.

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Genetic survey: Why does my Pomeranian dog have a blue tongue?

Pomeranian dog

Honours project: Investigate the prevalence of a defective gene in the Australian population of Pomeranian dogs.

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Part of a disCERNing crowd

Martin White – proudly part of “an endless search for the unknown'. GLENN HUNT

Astrophysicist Martin White discusses life with and around the Large Hadron Collider.

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Awards: Sciences' researchers, students and staff shine in 2019

The 2019 Partnership Development Award is awarded to:  Dr Alice Jones from the School of Biological Sciences

Researchers, graduate students and sciences' staff were recognised for their achievements in 2019 at the recent Faculty of Sciences end of year awards function.

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$45 million injection into SA health and biotech industry

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

The Adelaide China Biotech Investment Fund has today been launched – a new $45 million investment fund that will accelerate the development and commercialisation of health and bio-technologies from South Australia for the global market.

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Insects are under threat - here's six ways to help them

A flower fly. Scientists need help form the public to track insect numbers. Denis Anderson/CSIRO

Are you planning a big garden clean-up this summer, or stocking up on fly spray to keep bugs at bay? Before you do, it’s worth considering the damage you might cause to the insects we share the planet with.

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Healthy coastal habitats combat climate change

Researchers Alice Jones and Michelle Waycott - Photo by Emma O'Loughlin

How coastal systems can help mitigate climate change in South Australia.

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Chemistry, physics and earth science research given $4 million boost

Hugh Harris

School of Physical Sciences' researchers have received $4 million in funding from the Federal Government in the latest round of ARC Discovery Grants.

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