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New DNA test created to locate rare underwater animals

Blind Cave Eel (Ophisternon candidum)

Scientists create new species-specific tests that can detect endangered and hard-to-find aquatic animals through the DNA they shed in the water.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 26, 2020

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Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Agtech innovation to be driven by new Riverland hub

Vineyards by Riverland Wine

A new ThincLab innovation hub is being established at Loxton in the Riverland to drive AgTech and food innovation and to assist regional entrepreneurs.

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Sciences Alumni Network launches inaugural mentoring program

Sciences Alumni Network mentoring program zoom meeting

Connecting early career scientists with more experienced graduates; your update from the Sciences Alumni Network.

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Precision watering for Riverland vineyards

Dr Vinay Pagay, lecturer in viticulture and vineyard engineering from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the University’s Waite campus

A new approach to grape growing that takes the science of precision watering to a new level is underway in the Riverland region.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 19, 2020

Molly Hennekam from the University's Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility 

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Frost forecast? Delay the spray, say weed scientists

Associate Professor Gurjeet Gill

Grain growers in the southern cropping region should avoid spraying annual ryegrass with clethodim herbicide when frost is forecast, say experts from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

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Stopping the spread of deadly bacteria

Vikrant Minhas

Vikrant Minhas and colleagues at the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases are leading new research into how bacteria cause disease.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 12, 2020

Dr Susan Hazel

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Researchers provide support for growers eager to capture crop yield potential

Researchers provide support for growers eager to capture crop yield potential

Scientists have collated a new resource to improve the understanding of in-season nitrogen requirements of crops.

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