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.
Over 70 sources of very high energy gamma rays, including 16 previously undiscovered ones, have been catalogued in a survey of the Milky Way.
Researchers have discovered that drugs used in the treatment of certain brain disorders such as epilepsy, also alter the signalling process in plants under stress.
Waite campus will be home to a new multimillion dollar national research centre to help fight the $20 billion cost of Australia’s food waste.
Genetics researchers from the Faculty of Sciences have discovered that the size of emus correlated to the size of the islands they inhabited.
Jenna Crowe-Riddell and her passion for sea snakes has been rewarded. The evolutionary biologist has been shortlisted as one of three finalists in the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards’ ‘University of Adelaide - STEM Award’ category.
In a world-first, the use of the new advanced material 'graphene' as a fertiliser carrier means Faculty of Sciences’ researchers are creating fertilisers with lower environmental impacts and reduced costs for farmers.
Scientists have used a miniature oxygen measuring probe (pictured) for the first time in grapes, to discover how they ‘breathe’ and learn that shortage of oxygen leads to cell death in the grape.
A team of international scientists involving the University of Adelaide have published the first map of the elephant family’s genomic history.
Even our earliest human ancestors made and used technology - something we can look back on thanks to the lasting nature of stone tools.