Our scientists have uncovered the history of when and why the native vegetation that today dominates much of Australia first expanded across the continent.
Discarded potato peelings and pulp created by potato product manufacturers could soon be turned into a Premium South Australian Vodka.
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.
Four young researchers from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have embarked on studies aimed at supporting grain growers.
Weedy plants will thrive and displace long-lived, ecologically valuable kelp forests under forecast ocean acidification, new research from the University of Adelaide shows.
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.
Researchers uncover the leading causes of koala death and disease in the Mount Lofty Ranges.
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.
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Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.