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Dinosaur relative’s genome linked to mammals

Scientists from the University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum have collaborated with Otago University, New Zealand and a global team to sequence the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs.

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Study sheds new light on vein formation in plants

An international team of researchers including the University of Adelaide, has found plant hormones known as strigolactones suppress the transportation of auxin, the main plant hormone involved in vein formation, so that vein formation occurs slower and with greater focus.

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Management gender diversity essential in adversity

A study by an international team of researchers suggests that gender-balanced teams help businesses, especially in adverse times.

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Neurohack brainstorms solutions for young people with SMA

An accessibility controller, an automatic mattress, a mindfulness support game and a muscle stimulation solution – all designed to assist teenagers living with devastating neurological disorders like spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) – have taken top spots in the Biogen Neurohack.

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Community views sought on abuse of Powers of Attorney

The independent South Australian Law Reform Institute (SALRI) based at the University of Adelaide is inviting views from the community and interested parties as part of its review of the State’s laws on Powers of Attorney.

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Events

02

Aug

ASQ Live at Ukaria

Don't miss the Quartet-in-Residence at the University's Elder Conservatorium of Music's webseries, ASQ Live at UKARIA.

03

Aug

Urrbrae House Tours

Urrbrae House welcomes you back to this historical and beautiful site, for free guided tours presented by University of Adelaide staff and volunteers. Various tour times available on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays.

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