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Biodiverse soil dust linked to reduced anxiety

Naturally-diverse airborne environmental microbial exposures modulate the gut microbiome and may provide anxiolytic benefits in mice

Growing evidence links natural green space exposure with a range of health benefits, including for mental health.

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Gene scans provide deep insights into plant evolution

Gnetum gnemon (Nature)

The availability of high-quality plant genome sequences and advances in functional genomics is revolutionising our ability to understand plant evolution.

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New Ramsay Fellow in Applied Science

Ramsay Fellow Fiona Whelan

Fiona Whelan has been appointed as the newest Ramsay Fellow in Applied Science.

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Making high value products from agricultural waste

Food being dumped, that could have been used in alternative ways

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks?

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New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

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A new partnership between the State Government and the University of Adelaide to deliver an AgTech PhD scholarship is open for applications.

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Who's eating away Australia's national parks?

Kangaroos grazing

Australia’s national parks are under serious threat of overgrazing and native kangaroos are major contributors to the problem.

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Urban rewilding paper wins Bradshaw Medal

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A research paper that recommends increasing urban green spaces to prevent human disease, has won a significant award in its field.

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Local geoscientist the first Australian student to win award

Simon Holford Natalie Debenham Ros King

Geoscientist Natalie Debenham has been awarded the Journal of Structural Geology’s 'Student Author of the Year Award'.

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Marine biologists provide deep thoughts on kelp forests

Kelp image

Australian and New Zealand researchers have joined forces to document their view of kelp forests.

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