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Lifting spirits: How you can get involved in the South Australian gin spike

Adelaide Gin - Michael Hickinbotham and Associate Professor Graham Jones

The craft spirit scene in South Australia is booming. Here's how you can get involved in the art of spirit production and winemaking.

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Who, where, when, why, wasp? New wasps named after biscuits & Doctor Who aliens

New wasp species Sathon oreo – inspired by the dark brown antennae with a thick white stripe in the middle

Researchers inspired by chocolate biscuits and Doctor Who aliens when choosing names for 10 new species of wasps.

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Underground beetle breathing brainteaser solved

Breathing beetles - P. macrosturtensis on the rock

Scientists have uncovered how aquatic beetles breathe in underground water.

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Quantum sensors to make Australia safer

Professor Andrew Luiten

Researchers to work with the Defence Science and Technology Group on four ambitious quantum technology projects.

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Sea snakes set record for deep dives

Sea snake dive record 2017

Sea snakes discovered swimming almost 250 metres deep.

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Intelligent Algorithms to Detect Blood Flow with Optical Imaging

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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On top of the world: Sciences research ranks high in ERA results

Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS) research using 3D printing for the Austofix wrist plate.

Science research at the University of Adelaide has reached new heights according to the 2018 Excellence in Research Australia (ERA) results released this week.

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Urban biodiversity to lower chronic disease

Urban rewilding

Replanting urban environments with native flora could be a cost effective way to improve public health.

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Undersold: Climate change threats much greater than reports

Climate change - drought image

A new study has revealed that the language used by the global climate change watchdog, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, is overly conservative.

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How (and why) to stay optimistic when it feels like the environment is falling apart

Humans love optimism. It’s a no-brainer – optimism makes us feel good and wanting more. This attraction has deep neurological roots that affect both our brain functions and how we process new information.

New research outlines steps to usefully combine optimism with pessimism when talking about environmental conservation.

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