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Don’t focus on genetic diversity to save our species

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Scientists at the University of Adelaide have challenged the common assumption that genetic diversity of a species is a key indicator of extinction risk. 

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Research lab to advance how humans interact and live with autonomous systems

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A new International Research Laboratory (IRL) being launched today will focus on humans-autonomous agents teaming: an area of research at the interface of artificial intelligence, computer science, engineering, technology, human factors and psychology.

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Pills face harshest space test yet

MISSE Platform  on International Space Station

A batch of pills will be on its way into space where they will be placed on the outside of the International Space Station (ISS) to test how they withstand the full effects of zero gravity, extreme temperatures and some of the highest levels of radiation found beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.

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Further action on cadmium needed for global food safety

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An international group of leading fertiliser and soils experts have published a major review of the status of the toxic heavy metal cadmium in agricultural systems around the world.

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Experts recognised for science excellence

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The work of members of the University of Adelaide community has been recognised at this year’s Science Excellence and Innovation Awards.

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Uni of Adelaide Theatre Guild returns for 2021 season

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The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild aims to prove to audiences that some of the best things in life really are worth waiting for, when The Guild returns in 2021.

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Natural insemination IVF is better for older women struggling with infertility

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Natural insemination (IVF), the process where thousands of sperm are added to an egg in a culture dish to achieve fertilisation, is more likely to lead to a successful pregnancy for older women with infertility than Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) a new study from the University of Adelaide and Repromed has found.

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A brighter, greener future for industry

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Join one of Australia’s leading authorities on clean energy technology who will explain how heavy industry can reduce its pollutants so that global emissions targets can be met.

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High CO2 to slow tropical fish move to cooler waters

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A new study from the University of Adelaide shows that the ocean acidification predicted under continuing high CO2 emissions may make cooler, temperate waters less welcoming.

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Burnside bins to lead in understanding food waste

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University of Adelaide researchers are about to dive deep into green, red and yellow household bins in the City of Burnside to understand food waste behaviour through micro-auditing the contents and tracking seasonal variations.

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