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Wine is safer than beer at minimising risk of heart condition

During the first 100 days of COVID-19 people in the US being monitored for heart problems experienced fewer episodes of arrhythmia than before the pandemic. The fall was greatest where the pandemic hit hardest.

Drinking less than six Australian-standard glasses of alcohol a week is associated with the lowest risk of developing atrial fibrillation, but not all alcohol is created equal, new research from the University of Adelaide shows.

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New method to detect impact of sea level rise

Emily Leyden in the field

University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to analyse sulfur isotopes, which can be used to help investigate chemical changes in environments such as oceans, and freshwater rivers and lakes.

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Making good from agricultural and food waste

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Researchers at the University of Adelaide have identified a ‘greener’ process for extracting health-promoting molecules found in agricultural and food waste, which can be repurposed in products such as skincare and pharmaceuticals.

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New centre to train experts in crop resilience

Associate Professor Stuart Roy

University of Adelaide experts are part of a new research centre that will train the next generation of scientists to develop more resilient crops.

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Life-saving meningococcal B vaccination program continues indefinitely

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South Australia's world-leading Meningococcal B Immunisation Program will continue indefinitely after proving it’s been incredibly effective at preventing the illness in high-risk age groups thanks to research at the University of Adelaide.

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Regional opportunities spark interest from legal minds

Law students in Port Pirie

Students from Adelaide Law School recently visited regional South Australia to find out about career opportunities that are sometimes overlooked by law graduates.

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Showcasing the creativity of our future workforce

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A team of University of Adelaide students has produced a new festival, which fuses technology and art, for South Australia.

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Slow vaccine roll-out could deepen economic scars

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While South Australia’s economy is recovering strongly, the slow vaccine roll-out is a significant threat to the nation’s ongoing ability to weather the long-term effects of the pandemic. Some sectors of the economy will be scarred by the effects of prolonged border closures.

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Stopping illegal trade of Aussie lizards

Shingleback lizard seized by Australian authorities

Australian reptiles face serious conservation threats from illegal poaching fueled by international demand and the exotic pet trade.

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New training centre focuses on optimising mining

Zeqi Li

A new training centre will deliver the next generation of scientists and engineers in sensors, data analytics and artificial intelligence to increase value in the mining and processing of complex resources.

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