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Shining a light on sea snake senses

Olive sea snake

University of Adelaide marine biologists have discovered that some sea snakes contain genes in their tail skin that help them stay safe from predators.

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Chasing clouds in Antarctica: cool stories from a physics graduate

News Tom Chambers physics

It’s a unique way to escape the heat. Physics graduate Tom Chambers spent his summer exploring clouds in Antarctica.

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Eyre Peninsula malleefowl chick discovery excites ecologists

News Malleefowl

Cameras recently captured a malleefowl chick scratching about in the dirt in a wildlife refuge on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula.

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Researchers link penguin evolution to island formation

News - Penguin Evolution

DNA from prehistoric penguin bones analysed by University of Adelaide scientists, have contributed to new findings about the evolution of these aquatic flightless birds.

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New pneumonia vaccine could save two million lives per year

Streptococcus pneumoniae

A vaccine against the biggest bacterial killer on the planet is a step closer to being available with funding secured for preclinical trials.

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Plant & Food Research boost at Waite campus

School of Agriculture Food and Wine

A new industry partner at Waite campus is set to boost research and innovation in South Australia’s horticulture and agri-food sectors.

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Penalties for animal cruelty double in SA, but is this enough to stop animal abuse?

News - dog running, animal and vet article

Australians are outraged when animal abuse punishments are seen to be inadequate.

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Palaeontologist identifies ‘mystery photographer’ of the Naracoorte Caves

News - First picture of a cave by Thomas Hannay

Scientists emphasise the importance of historical writing in caves, after proving the identity of the first person to photograph Australian caves more than 150 years ago.

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Scientists buzzing after new bee discoveries

Native bee - Laciniosus (Colletellus)

South Australian scientists including a bee expert from the University of Adelaide, have discovered 26 new species of native Australian bees.

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Watch: Future Scientist Information Evening

Future Scientist event

Whether you have an offer already, or will receive one in the near future; re-live or catch up on the Future Scientist information evening we held on campus.

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