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Medical cannabis ambitions boosted for agriculture entrepreneurs

Ben McGorm, Alex Clare and the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le (AO, AC).

The medical innovations of two agricultural science students has resulted in eChallenge success

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Deep Water, Deep Jungle study tour video highlights

Study overseas - Deep water deep jungle

Watch the video of the 'Deep Water, Deep Jungle' study tour that took students from the School of Biological Sciences to Singapore and Cambodia.

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Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Our leadership team for 2019 has some new faces, with the new associate dean roles announced by Executive Dean Keith Jones this week.

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Berry shrivel no friend of Cabernet Sauvignon wine quality

Dr Vinay Pagay, lecturer in viticulture and vineyard engineering

Project finds berry shrivel in Cabernet is influenced by climate and can negatively affect wine flavour and characteristics

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Rethinking Australia's climate history

Drought image

Researchers discover evidence of climate change that coincided with the first wave of European settlement of Australia.

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Climate change wiped out the 'Siberian unicorn'

Climate change wiped out the 'Siberian unicorn'

Scientists discover fate of the giant, shaggy Ice Age rhinoceros known as the Siberian unicorn

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Cool for cats: that spiny tongue does more than keep a cat well groomed

Cat tongue image

New research shows their rough tongue plays a role in helping a cat keep cool.

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World's first global vegetation database

Woodland vegatation image, Greg Guerin

The world's first global vegetation database contains more than 1.1 million complete lists of plant species for all terrestrial ecosystems.

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Crowdfunding campaign launched to help save Tassie devil

Tassie Devil

New research could help save the Tasmanian devil from the deadly disease that's wiping out their population

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Waite campus to host food science and technology summer school

Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science students baking

An opportunity for food science, nutrition and agriculture students to learn and connect with the Australian food industry.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition