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New technique delivers complete DNA sequences of chromosomes inherited from mother and father

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Genetics breakthrough for an international team of scientists led by the University of Adelaide’s Davies Research Centre.

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New 'Top Talent' appointment to elevate University's critical minerals research

Dr Carl Spandler, Associate Professor of Critical Minerals

The University of Adelaide has appointed Carl Spandler as Associate Professor of Critical Minerals, part of the Top Talent program to attract the world’s best minds to South Australia.

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Students develop taste to study winemaking online

Virtual wine tasting

University of Adelaide students of oenology and viticulture are blind tasting wines in the familiar surrounds of their homes as part of their online learning.

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Scientists discover proteins in rice vital for pollination

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New research shows two proteins in rice involved in pollen aperture formation are essential in the successful pollination of flowering plants.

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New 'Top Talent' appointment to lead plant synthetic biology research

Dr Jenny Mortimer, appointed Associate Professor of Plant Synthetic Biology at the University of Adelaide.

The University of Adelaide has appointed California-based scientist Jenny Mortimer as the new Associate Professor of Plant Synthetic Biology, part of the Top Talent program to attract the world’s best minds to South Australia.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 1, 2020

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Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Esteemed gravitational wave scientist appointed head of School of Physical Sciences

Peter Veitch

Professor Peter Veitch has been appointed Head of the School of Physical Sciences.

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Scientists gain funding to improve Salmonella vaccine effectiveness

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New research to improve the effectiveness of Salmonella vaccine in poultry, with aims to reduce the number of cases of human salmonella infection.

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Global collaboration to secure Antarctica’s Environmental Future

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University of Adelaide scientists to lead research into biosecurity and invasive species risk to Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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Partnership to revolutionise cancer diagnosis

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University of Adelaide and Griffith University researchers have engineered a unique protein - SubB2M - that can detect cancer by using liquid biopsies, immunoassays, circulating tumor cell assays and PET imaging.

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