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Biomedical scientists join forces to fight COVID-19

Associate Professor Michael Beard

Associate Professor Michael Beard from the viral pathogenesis lab is part of a team of South Australian scientists joining forces in the fight against COVID-19.

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Online puppy ads: Don’t get ‘catfished’

Puppies in trolley

Just like online dating, you're encouraged to be smart and ‘go with your gut’ when browsing and responding to online advertisements of dogs and puppies for sale.

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Wine leaders win graduate research supervision award

Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production

The team at the Australian Research Council Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production has won the ACGR Award for Excellence in Graduate Research Supervision.

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Scientists discover new species of turtle-headed sea snake

Emydocephalus orarius, or the Western Turtle-headed Sea Snake

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered a new species of turtle-headed sea snake in Western Australia. 

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Neanderthals and Homo sapiens more similar than previously thought

The marine abrasion platform of MIS 5e and the original, now-unroofed cave space. Image: Pedro Souto

A cave on the Atlantic coast near Lisbon has provided researchers with key archaeological information that questions the behavioural gap once thought to separate Neanderthals from contemporaneous Homo sapiens.

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Participants wanted for wine packaging research study

Wine cans - Gnawme (CC BY 2.0) https://www.flickr.com/photos/normevangelista/41199981614

Researchers are investigating consumer opinions on wine packaging - and they need your help!

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‘Game changing’ salt tolerant wheat set for field trials

Salt tolerant wheat

Field trials will begin at Roseworthy and Red Hill for a new type of salt tolerant bread wheat that has the potential to boost both the yield and profit of Australian and international crops.

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Science graduate helps conservationists find a new community online

Jessie Panazzolo, the founder of Lonely Conservationists

Meet science alumna Jessie Pannazolo, the founder of a new online community called Lonely Conservationists.

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New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

Science Academy image

The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

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Higher precision mirrors set to benefit 'next gen' gravitational wave detectors

Precision mirror - The illustration shows the cross-section of a thermal bimorph mirror and its constituents.

Improved deformable mirrors could help scientists detect new sources of gravitational waves from deep in space.

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