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Scientists at the University of Adelaide and Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China have discovered two proteins in rice involved in pollen aperture formation which are essential in the successful pollination of flowering plants.
Their study, published in the Journal Nature Plants, was undertaken to better understand the molecular control of plant pollen aperture formation in rice, with a view to acquiring new knowledge to improve cereal productivity and ultimately benefit global food security.
The University of Adelaide has appointed California-based scientist Dr Jenny Mortimer as the new Associate Professor of Plant Synthetic Biology, part of the Top Talent program to attract the world’s best minds to South Australia.
An internationally esteemed scientist who helped detect gravitational waves produced by the merger of two black holes has been appointed the University of Adelaide’s Head of School for Physical Sciences.
Leading researchers from the University of Adelaide have contributed to a major Group of Eight report which presents two clear options to lead Australia out of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded a $390,000 Linkage Grant by the Australian Research Council to improve the effectiveness of Salmonella Typhimurium vaccine in poultry, to lower the risk of food-borne pathogens, and ultimately reduce the number of cases of human salmonella infection.
There are fears parents will skip vital vaccinations for their children and that there may be disease outbreaks, because parents are concerned about taking their children to their GP during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government has awarded $36 million to the ‘Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future’ (SAEF) research program, under the Australian Research Council’s Special Research Initiative for Excellence in Antarctic Science.
The University of Adelaide has welcomed today’s announcement by the South Australian Government of a $13.8 million support package for international students in hardship because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Adelaide has partnered with medical technology company Sienna Cancer Diagnostics in an exclusive worldwide licencing agreement to develop a unique cancer probe with the potential to detect a sugar molecule only present in cancer cells.
Research is identifying the regions where working adults are more likely to burnout during the COVID-19 crisis: The key is the distance to the epicentre – but not how you might imagine.
The results have revealed that those who were the closest to the epicentre of the Coronavirus crisis were not the most burned out during the pandemic.