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Space tablets splashdown on Earth

SpaceX CRS-23 Dragon cargo capsule

A batch of pills has returned to Earth after a year of being exposed to the environment inside the International Space Station (ISS). University of Adelaide researchers will check what the effects of some of the highest levels of radiation found beyond the Earth’s atmosphere have had on the tablets.

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Bat souvenir trade & risks to public health

Bat speciman

Little is known about the global bat souvenir trade, its extent and impact on bat populations and forest ecosystems, and the potential risks posed to public health with bats known carriers of zoonotic diseases.

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Policy support offers opportunities for post pandemic

Pedestrians

State and Federal government policy support for employment and training initiatives could play a crucial role in boosting SA’s population and recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Grant funded research helps protect national security

Goodman cres

University of Adelaide scientists working on projects that will ensure Australia’s security have been awarded grants from the Australian government to continue their cutting-edge research.

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SA regions identify priorities for drought resilience

Roseworthy workshop

Hundreds of South Australian primary producers, industry representatives and regional community members have had their say about their priorities for building resilience to future droughts.

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Mining experts confer at copper conference

Copper

Experts from industry, government and academia will converge on Adelaide to discuss the latest developments in one of South Australia’s biggest businesses: copper mining.

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Students honoured in NASA robotics challenge

NASA Space Robotics Challenge Team University of Adelaide

A team of undergraduate and honours students from the University of Adelaide has been awarded third prize and US$75,000 in the NASA Space Robotics Challenge, as well as an Innovation Award for its work on critical challenges in the competition.

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DNA editing technique provides new tool for disease research and gene therapy

DNA image

Researchers at the University of Adelaide, the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and CSIRO have developed a new technique to edit genes in living cells with unprecedented efficiency. 

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New AgTech to measure meat quality in lamb

Scanning meat using needle

In the sheep meat industry the amount of intramuscular fat is a key indicator of eating quality, but can be particularly difficult to measure in lamb carcases, which are not individually graded.

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Uni of Adelaide tops state for graduate employability

students

The University of Adelaide is again South Australia’s number 1 university and among the leaders in Australia for graduate employability, according to the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Ranking.

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