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‘Micro-fridge’ helps investigate behaviour of atoms and molecules
University of Adelaide researchers are part of an international team of experts who have taken a major step in testing quantum mechanics by cooling glass beads the size of a blood cell to the coldest temperature in the Universe.
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Oldest clinical case of a rare genetic condition discovered
A group of international researchers including experts from the University of Adelaide has uncovered evidence of a genetic condition that gives men an extra X chromosome, reporting the oldest clinical case of Klinefelter Syndrome to date.
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Meningococci evades pandemic lockdown measures
Social distancing, online classes and the temporary closure of pubs, bars and nightclubs failed to stop the spread of meningococcal bacteria among school leavers, a new study from the University of Adelaide has found.
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Tropical and desert grasses may migrate further south
The maximum summer temperature and the amount of rainfall in summer are the two climate factors that determine the type of native grass that grows in a region, Australian researchers have found in a recent study.
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Institute’s sustainability mission towards a net-zero future
A new institute at the University of Adelaide, launched today, Monday 22 August, will focus on coordinating efforts towards achieving a net-zero emissions future. The Institute for Sustainability, Energy and Resources (ISER) is the brand champion of the University’s sustainability research initiatives.
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Empowering events at Sustainability Week
The University of Adelaide’s 2022 Sustainability Week, which runs from Monday 22 August to Friday 26 August, is full of free events to foster positive discussions and practical sustainability on and off campus.
Underground cavern ready for dark matter experiments
Stage 1 of the Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory (SUPL) is open today, Friday 19 August 2022. The University of Adelaide is a founding partner of the project to construct a national underground facility to study dark matter.
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University cements position for world-ranking research
The University of Adelaide has reaffirmed its place in one of the world’s most prestigious university rankings.
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Study from “Black Tuesday” bushfires finds link to PTSD
New research published in the Australian Journal of Rural Health has shown people who are forced to relocate after a bushfire are at a higher risk of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, otherwise known as PTSD.
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University community excels at Commonwealth Games
University of Adelaide students and alumni struck gold with outstanding performances at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.
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