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New partnership to focus on carbon capture and storage research

School of Petroleum

Chevron Australia is contributing more than AUD$2.45 million to support a new laboratory and new research positions in carbon storage engineering and science.

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Can we use urine to power batteries?

toilet buttons

An international team of chemists have come a step closer with a new catalyst for urea reactions.

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DNA traceability tools to help determine timber 'roots'

Timber logs

Researchers at the University of Adelaide in partnership with InterpreData  and DoubleHelix Tracking Technologies, Singapore, have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Commonwealth Government’s Global Innovation Linkages Program to develop scientific origin verification tools for global timber supply chains.

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Researchers on the hunt for missing critical minerals

Cold eclogites in Norway

Researchers on the hunt for why cold eclogites mysteriously disappeared from geological records during the early stages of the Earth’s development may have found the answer, and with it clues that could help locate critical minerals today.

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Breakthrough AgTech to improve lamb meat quality

AgTech scanning intramuscular fat in lamb

In the sheep meat industry, the amount of intramuscular fat is a key indicator of eating quality, but can be particularly difficult to measure in lamb carcases, which are not individually graded.. until now.

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Regional communities take action to increase drought resilience

SA Drought Hub workshop at Roseworthy

Hundreds of South Australian primary producers, industry representatives and regional community members have had their say about their priorities for building resilience to future droughts.

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2021 School of Agriculture, Food and Wine prize night

2021 School of Agriculture, Food and Wine prize night winners

Winners announced from the 2021 School of Agriculture, Food and Wine prize night.

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New citizen science project to create a buzz in rural Australian schools

Butterfly image - Insect Investigators

School students will be able to document their local insect biodiversity and potentially discover new species in their area, as part of a new project led by SA Museum and University of Adelaide scientists.

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Ali Gill’s unlikely journey to a hemp PhD

Ali Gill on Horizon placement at Advanta Seeds in Toowoomba

When Ali Gill enrolled in a science degree, she never thought she’d go on to pursue a PhD to determine the drought tolerance and water use efficiency of industrial hemp.

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Fluorescent cells could be key to cancer diagnosis

PCNA sensor news story

Scientists are a step closer to creating a fluorescent sensor that detects cancerous cells, which could become a new tool in the early identification of cancer.

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