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Wild barley reveals drought tolerant traits that could improve elite cultivars

barley

Scientists discover wild barley genes that could be used to improve drought tolerance in barley, the second most important cereal crop in Australia.

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Uncovering long-term growth histories in fishery species

Fishery growth research by Jasmin Martino

Jasmin Martino investigates the use of ear stone chronologies for understanding long-term trends and drivers of growth in fisheries.

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Australia’s epic story: a tale of amazing people, amazing creatures & rising seas

News Australia’s epic story. Shutterstock/Lev Savitskiy

The Australian continent has a remarkable history - a story of isolation, desiccation and resilience on an ark at the edge of the world.

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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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