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Can we use urine to power batteries?

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An international team of chemists have come a step closer with a new catalyst for urea reactions.

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Fluorescent cells could be key to cancer diagnosis

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Scientists are a step closer to creating a fluorescent sensor that detects cancerous cells, which could become a new tool in the early identification of cancer.

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Experts focus on hydrogen production tech

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Experts from around the world will meet to discuss the latest technology and developments in the hydrogen sphere at a virtual international forum convened by the University of Adelaide this week (14-16 September).

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Chemistry researchers target cleaner future for heavy industry

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Researchers from the School of Physical Sciences are involved in the new Heavy Industry Low-carbon Transition Cooperative Research Centre.

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Pathways clear for decarbonising heavy industry

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Green energy: Experts have identified some of the most prospective pathways for heavy industry to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions.

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Further action on cadmium needed for global food safety

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Soil experts warn of increasing human intake of cadmium due to changes in soil conditions.

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$7m boost for sciences research

Researcher photo Linda Armbrecht

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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Scientists in the news this week: September 2020

Archie Saunders, Fred Pickett, Jasmin Packer, and Geraldine Turner are determined to save the "precious" Whibley wattle from extinction

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

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Scientists in the news this week: August 2020

Superstar of STEM Roberto De Bei

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

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