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Scientists in the news this week: July 10, 2020

Green carpenter bee (Xylocopa aerata) by Louise Docker from Sydney, Australia [CC BY 2.0]

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

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Participants wanted for wine tasting

Wine tasting at Waite campus winery

Regular wine consumers wanted to participate in sensory trials to help research into smoke tainted wines.

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Video: Shape-Shifting Sea Snakes

Shape-Shifting Sea Snakes

Environment Institute researchers are using comparative approaches to understand how phenotypic diversity evolves by the process of natural selection, using a surprising group of animals: sea snakes.

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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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Precision watering for Riverland vineyards

Dr Vinay Pagay, lecturer in viticulture and vineyard engineering from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the University’s Waite campus

A new approach to grape growing that takes the science of precision watering to a new level is underway in the Riverland region.

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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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Frost forecast? Delay the spray, say weed scientists

Associate Professor Gurjeet Gill

Grain growers in the southern cropping region should avoid spraying annual ryegrass with clethodim herbicide when frost is forecast, say experts from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

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Stopping the spread of deadly bacteria

Vikrant Minhas

Vikrant Minhas and colleagues at the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases are leading new research into how bacteria cause disease.

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