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11,000 year old genomes uncover population history of the Americas

Ancient DNA - skeleton Americas

11,000 year old genomes uncover remarkable details about the population history of Central and South America.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Professor Vlad Jiranek, Oenology

Scientists have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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How Eurasia's Tianshan mountains set a stage that changed the world

Tianshan mountains

Though you may not know it, the Tianshan mountain range probably changed the lives of your ancestors – and to this day, you.

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The secret lives of fish

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Biologists need a careful understanding of population characteristics and dynamics to sustainably manage wild fish.

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Medical cannabis ambitions boosted for agriculture entrepreneurs

Ben McGorm, Alex Clare and the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le (AO, AC).

The medical innovations of two agricultural science students has resulted in eChallenge success

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Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Our leadership team for 2019 has some new faces, with the new associate dean roles announced by Executive Dean Keith Jones this week.

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Berry shrivel no friend of Cabernet Sauvignon wine quality

Dr Vinay Pagay, lecturer in viticulture and vineyard engineering

Project finds berry shrivel in Cabernet is influenced by climate and can negatively affect wine flavour and characteristics

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Rethinking Australia's climate history

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Researchers discover evidence of climate change that coincided with the first wave of European settlement of Australia.

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Climate change wiped out the 'Siberian unicorn'

Climate change wiped out the 'Siberian unicorn'

Scientists discover fate of the giant, shaggy Ice Age rhinoceros known as the Siberian unicorn

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Cool for cats: that spiny tongue does more than keep a cat well groomed

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New research shows their rough tongue plays a role in helping a cat keep cool.

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