News: School of Biological Sciences

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.

[Read more about New DNA test created to locate rare underwater animals]

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.

[Read more about Scientists in the news this week: June 26, 2020]

Sciences Alumni Network launches inaugural mentoring program

Sciences Alumni Network mentoring program zoom meeting

Connecting early career scientists with more experienced graduates; your update from the Sciences Alumni Network.

[Read more about Sciences Alumni Network launches inaugural mentoring program]

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.

[Read more about Scientists in the news this week: June 19, 2020]

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.

[Read more about Stopping the spread of deadly bacteria]

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.

[Read more about Scientists in the news this week: June 12, 2020]

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.

[Read more about Scientists in the news this week: June 5, 2020]

Esteemed biologist to chair Environment Institute

Professor Hugh Possingham

The Environment Institute has appointed internationally acclaimed conservation biologist Professor Hugh Possingham as its new chair.

[Read more about Esteemed biologist to chair Environment Institute]

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.

[Read more about Scientists in the news this week: May 29, 2020]

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.

[Read more about Evolution of colour vision in sea snakes]

RSS News Feed