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Neanderthals and Homo sapiens more similar than previously thought

The marine abrasion platform of MIS 5e and the original, now-unroofed cave space. Image: Pedro Souto

A cave on the Atlantic coast near Lisbon has provided researchers with key archaeological information that questions the behavioural gap once thought to separate Neanderthals from contemporaneous Homo sapiens.

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Participants wanted for wine packaging research study

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Researchers are investigating consumer opinions on wine packaging - and they need your help!

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‘Game changing’ salt tolerant wheat set for field trials

Salt tolerant wheat

Field trials will begin at Roseworthy and Red Hill for a new type of salt tolerant bread wheat that has the potential to boost both the yield and profit of Australian and international crops.

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Science graduate helps conservationists find a new community online

Jessie Panazzolo, the founder of Lonely Conservationists

Meet science alumna Jessie Pannazolo, the founder of a new online community called Lonely Conservationists.

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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

Science Academy image

The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

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Higher precision mirrors set to benefit 'next gen' gravitational wave detectors

Precision mirror - The illustration shows the cross-section of a thermal bimorph mirror and its constituents.

Improved deformable mirrors could help scientists detect new sources of gravitational waves from deep in space.

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Barley partnership brewing between scientists and engineers

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine researcher Associate Professor Matthew Tucker.

University of Adelaide agri-food and wine scientists and chemical engineers have paired up with the goal to improve the quality of beer and wine.

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Scientists a step closer to malaria drug development

Malaria Biology

Scientists have identified a key protein that controls malaria parasite entry into host red blood cells.

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Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Dr Surita du Preez is leading the study on asthma in horses

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.

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Emerging grape and wine researchers win Wine Australia scholarships

Joseph Marks

Eight emerging University of Adelaide grape and wine researchers have been given a boost with Wine Australia scholarships to support their PhD and masters research.

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