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Sperm help ‘persuade’ the female to accept pregnancy

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Sperm are generally viewed as having just one action in reproduction – to fertilise the female’s egg – but studies at the University of Adelaide are overturning that view.

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Medicinal cannabis research receives $1.5m boost

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A new University of Adelaide trial will explore the use of personalised medicinal cannabis dosing to prevent common and impactful symptoms of treatment in advanced cancer thanks to Federal Government funding of $1.5 million.

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SA ready to lead COVID-19 vaccine production

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South Australia is uniquely placed to play a vital role in expediting the nation’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

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Provocation Repealed: Research Tuesdays

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‘Gay panic’ is no longer accepted as a defence for murder in South Australia. Why and what is the likely impact of the change to the law?

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Scholarship for First Nations law student

Mikeyli Hendry

A student from the University of Adelaide’s Adelaide Law School has received a scholarship from one of the legal community’s peak bodies to help her finish her studies.

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Vice-Chancellor helps raise awareness of homeless plight in Adelaide

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Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Peter Høj AC will join other South Australian community and business leaders at the Vinnies CEO Sleepout, to raise funds for and awareness of homelessness in the community.

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Internationally-flavoured sausage anyone?

Sai ua sausage from Northern Thailand

On a mission to cement its place in the hall of foodie fame, the University of Adelaide’s Festival of Sausage in Bread will explore the culinary breadth of this meaty masterpiece, proving it's much more than just a humble snag on white.

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Silicon chip will drive next generation communications

New pure silicon multiplexer

A new design of ultra-small silicon chip called a multiplexer will effectively manage terahertz waves which are key to the next generation of communications: 6G and beyond.

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Disrupted sleep is linked to increased risk of death, particularly in women

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For the first time, a study has shown a clear link between the frequency and duration of unconscious wakefulness during night-time sleep and an increased risk of dying from diseases of the heart and blood vessels, and death from any cause, particularly in women.

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SA hub will help build resilience to drought

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The University of Adelaide, as part of an extensive collaboration with industry and the South Australian Government, will lead a new drought resilience hub in South Australia. Announced today, the hub will undertake research, development, extension, adoption and commercialisation activities to improve drought resilience and preparedness on SA farms.

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