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Science graduates share tales of career success in new podcast

Podcast - Sarah chats with Millie Shinkfield, Quality Assurance Assistant Mexex Food Production

Hear inspiring stories from science graduates in the University of Adelaide’s new podcast series.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 3, 2020

Professor Martin Cole

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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New DNA test created to locate rare underwater animals

Blind Cave Eel (Ophisternon candidum)

Scientists create new species-specific tests that can detect endangered and hard-to-find aquatic animals through the DNA they shed in the water.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 26, 2020

Blind Cave Eel (Ophisternon candidum)

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 19, 2020

Molly Hennekam from the University's Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility 

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 12, 2020

Dr Susan Hazel

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: June 5, 2020

Tanya Nowland animal science graduate and production animal researcher

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Scientists in the news this week: May 29, 2020

Associate Professor Glenn McDonald

Your round-up of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Evolution of colour vision in sea snakes

Dr Bruno Simoes (right) with students examining a snake during foraging in Western Australia. Photo: Bruno Simoes, University of Plymouth

New research suggests sea snakes’ vision has been modifying genetically over millions of generations, enabling them to adapt to new environments and see prey – and predators – deep below the sea surface.

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A return to the wild for better immune health

Urban garden image by Jacob Mills

Revegetation of green spaces within cities can improve soil microbiota diversity resulting in human health benefits, researchers say.

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