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Caitlin Byrt recipient of prestigious Peter Goldacre Award

Caitlin Byrt recipient of prestigious Peter Goldacre Award

Congratulations to Dr Caitlin Byrt who is the recipient of The Australian Society of Plant Scientists (ASPS) prestigious 2018 Peter Goldacre Award.

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Cracking the secret of omega-3 enriched eggs

Cracking the secret of omega-3 enriched eggs

Getting some extra omega-3 fatty acids in your diet will soon be easier with enriched eggs developed through a collaboration between our researchers and SA egg producer Solar Eggs.

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Explaining the history of Australia’s vegetation

Explaining the history of Australia’s vegetation

Our scientists have uncovered the history of when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent.

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Making vodka from waste potato peelings and pulp

Potatoes

Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.

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Science savvy thespians take their research to the stage

Erinn Fagan-Jeffries

Snake tails and hungry wasps - researchers will share their discoveries through the medium of performing arts at National Science Week’s ‘Perform Your Science’ showcase.

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A new crop of GRDC research scholarship recipients

Image of University of Adelaide GRDC research scholarship recipients Brooke Schofield, Christopher Ward, David Brunton and Alicia Merriam

Four young researchers from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have embarked on studies aimed at supporting grain growers.

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Weeds take over kelp in high carbon dioxide oceans

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Weedy plants will thrive and displace long-lived, ecologically valuable kelp forests under forecast ocean acidification, new research from the University of Adelaide shows.

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New leads on treating dementia and Alzheimer's

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A new study provides an explanation for why clinical trials of drugs targeting proteins in the brain that were thought to cause dementia and Alzheimer’s have failed. 

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Uncovering health threats to Mount Lofty koalas

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Researchers uncover the leading causes of koala death and disease in the Mount Lofty Ranges.

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Could moss be on the menu as the next gut-friendly superfood?

Red moss

An international team of scientists including the University of Adelaide has discovered a new complex carbohydrate in moss that could possibly be exploited for health or other uses.

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