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Citizens recruited to unlock the secret lives of echidnas

Echidna takes a drink from a bird bath on Peter Hastwell's property. Photo credit: Peter Hastwell of Kangaroo Island.

The largest ever number of echidna sightings across Australia will aid in the conservation of this iconic mammal.

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New director for SA Drought Hub

Stephen Lee researcher photo

The South Australian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub has announced the appointment of the University of Adelaide’s Dr Stephen Lee as its Director.

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Do fungicides in the vineyard affect wine quality?

Vineyard spraying Adelaide Hills

How does a crucial viticultural practice that occurs throughout the growing season, affect wine quality? Wine researcher Natalia Caliani wants to know.

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Superabsorption unlocks key to next generation quantum batteries

Quantum batteries

University of Adelaide scientists and their overseas partners have taken a key step in making quantum batteries a reality.

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Researchers discover a new approach to breaking bacterial antibiotic resistance and rescue frontline drug treatments

Uni of Adelaide researcher Erin Brazel in lab

In a world first, scientists have discovered how to repurpose a molecule called PBT2 – originally developed as a potential treatment for disorders such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s diseases – to break bacterial resistance to commonly used frontline antibiotics.

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Partnership focuses on cutting-edge glass technology

Glass developed by IPAS for the image chamber of Coretec’s CSpace 3D volumetric display.

IPAS has partnered with The Coretec Group to develop a glass to be used in 3D static volumetric display technology.

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Is energy the key to Alzheimer’s disease?

Brain

A team of researchers at the University of Adelaide has found a link between the way that cells produce energy for brain function and the mutated genes found in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Climate change: Ancient DNA study provides clues to the disappearance of lions and bears

Grizzly bear from Pixabay

New research suggests a change in climate is the likely cause of the mysterious disappearance of ancient lions and bears from parts of North America for a thousand years or more prior to the last Ice Age.

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$10 million boost for University of Adelaide research

North Terrace campus aerial photo

New Australian Research Council funding paves the way for further discoveries.

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Ocean acidification and warming disrupts fish shoals

Caesio teres in Fiji by Nick Hobgood. Creative Commons

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that the way fish interact in groups is being upset by ocean acidification and global warming.

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