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Scientists pumped with new quantum computing potential

Quantum computing pump image

An international team of researchers have developed a new product that moves the world one step closer to reliable, high-performance quantum computing.

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Scientists find new alien-like wasp that eats victims from the inside out

Dolichogenidea xenomorph wasp

Just like the terrifying creatures from the Alien movies, scientists have discovered a new species of parasitic wasp that eats victims from the inside out.

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Wine scientists remove bitter flavours from Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine scientists remove bitter flavours from Cabernet Sauvignon

Scientists at Australia’s largest wine research hub have used tiny magnetic particles to remove strange aromas and flavours from wine.

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Raising the baa: Animal science student wins global award

Animal science student Leesa-Joy Flanagan has won a major international award

Research into the growth, health and profitability of lambs has landed animal science student Leesa-Joy Flannigan a major international award.

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Scientists create laser that ‘smells’ like a hound

Sarah Scholten and Dr Ben Sparkes

Scientists have created a laser which may eventually be used as a human breath test to screen for serious illness.

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Platypus venom inspires potential new diabetes treatments

Platypus image - Image courtesy of Matt Chan

The discovery of a key metabolic hormone found in platypus venom will now be investigated for its potential to treat type 2 diabetes.

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Support for grapegrowers in the palm of their hand

The improved powdery mildew assessment application, PMapp, and a new application, Grape Assess, are now available on Android and Apple devices.

Grapegrowers have an advantage for the upcoming season in the form of a new smart phone application and a vital update to an existing app.

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Vets warn dog owners of poisonous mushrooms

Vets warn dog owners of poisonous mushrooms

Vets from the Faculty of Sciences have warned of the dangers of wild mushrooms after recent dog deaths in suburban Adelaide.

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Building bungalows for bandicoots

Southern Brown Bandicoot, courtesy Bertram Lobert, Wiki Commons

Scientists are providing new homes for Adelaide Hills bandicoot populations in an effort to protect this endangered species.

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Plant research gets $2.6 million infrastructure boost

Australian Plant Phenomics Facility Plant Accelerator

Funding from the Federal Government will be used to update infrastructure and equipment, and introduce new technologies at the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility.

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