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Not all weeds are bad - Some may actually be good for Australian grasslands

Mokota Conservation Park, a remnant grassland in the mid-north region of South Australia (approximately 160 km north of Adelaide). Photo by Greg Guerin.

Recent case studies have revealed an overall positive relationships between the diversity of native species and presence of weedy species, notably in Mediterranean Biome grasslands.

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Hip, hip… neigh! Birthday time for the University’s oldest horses

Hip, hip… neigh! Birthday time for the University’s oldest horses at Roseworthy campus

Roseworthy campus' oldest horses turned 28 and celebrated with carrot cake, party hats and lots of friends.

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Do fruit tree nets impact the ability of bees to carry pollen?

Native Furrow Bee Pollinating apple - M Saunders

Researchers to collaborate with industry to explore the effect of netting on beehive health, set and quality of apples.

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Students claim high-steaks judging competition

University of Adelaide Meat judging team

Agriculture, animal science and vet students perform a cut above the rest at the Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging conference.

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New genetic analysis reveals breeding history of modern humans

New genetic analysis reveals breeding history of modern humans

Modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia, genetic analysis reveals.

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Adelaide scientist wins ‘bronze’ at global neurophotonics event

Mengke Han - IPAS

A project to map the hearing capability of zebrafish has won Mengke Han third prize at the global Frontiers in Neurophotonics’ summer school.

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Mediterranean drought-tolerant vines set for Australian experiment

Alex Copper and xynisteri vines

Wine researchers are investigating drought-tolerant grape varieties from Cyprus for their suitability for Australian conditions.

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$35.6 million boost for sciences' research infrastructure

Plant Accelerator, Waite campus

Research for a range of industrial sectors including scientific, advanced manufacturing, defence, resources, biomedical and agriculture has received a major boost.

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New ‘vet tech’ degree to target emerging skills gap

Veterinary technology

A new three-year Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at the University’s Roseworthy campus will train ‘paraveterinary’ health care specialists.

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Moo-ve over methane... Scientists show we can breed cattle that produce less gassy emissions

Professor John Williams

Animal scientists have found the genetics of a cow strongly influence the composition of their gut and how much methane they produce.

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