News: School of Biological Sciences

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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Marine food webs under increasing stress

Marine ecosystem, Whakaari Island, New Zealand. Image: Sean D. Connell

University of Adelaide scientists find growing evidence that marine ecosystems will not cope well with rising sea temperatures caused by climate change.

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Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals

Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals - Tuatara - photo by Nicola Nelson

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs.

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Future Fellows to advance key marine ecology and palaeontology research

North Terrace campus aerial photograph

University of Adelaide scientists have been awarded more than $1.5 million to study environmental and climate change, but in vastly different contexts.

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Scientists in the news this week: July 31, 2020

Chaber COVID-19 sniffer dog interview

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: July 24, 2020

Charcoal, ash and red soil left after a bushfire. Image by Rob Fitzpatrick

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

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Kangaroo Island bee B&Bs aim to save native pollinators

Green Carpenter Bee / Remko Leijs

Native bees severely impacted by Kangaroo Island bushfires this year are being built new homes in a collaborative project involving the local community and scientists from the University of Adelaide and SA Museum.

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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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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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