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Sea snakes show their sensitive side to court potential mates

Sea snakes

Decades of research has revealed the remarkable morphological adaptations of sea snakes to aquatic life, which include paddle-shaped tails, salt-excreting glands, and the ability to breathe through their skin.

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New insights into survival of ancient Western Desert peoples

Western Desert habitats

Researchers at the University of Adelaide have used more than two decades of satellite-derived environmental data to form hypotheses about the possible foraging habitats of pre-contact Aboriginal peoples living in Australia’s Western Desert.

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Soft tissue measurements critical to hominid reconstruction

Hominid facial reconstruction

Accurate soft tissue measurements are critical when making reconstructions of human ancestors, a new study from the University of Adelaide and Arizona State University has found.

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On a mission to discover unknown Australian species

Insects image by Gordan Johnson from Pixabay.

Insect expert Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries from the University of Adelaide’s School of Biological Sciences, has thrown her support behind a new mission launched by the Australian Academy of Science’s Taxonomy Australia, to discover and document all unknown Australian species by 2050.

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New biocontrol research to help prevent mice plagues

Professor Paul Thomas, the University of Adelaide

Scientists at the University of Adelaide are partnering with the CSIRO and the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions on breakthrough genetic biocontrol research to help control mice populations and prevent future mice plagues.

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Insights into continuous waves from neutron stars

Neutron star

Australian Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav) team, which includes scientists from the University of Adelaide, are close to detecting a new type of gravitational wave, which could provide insights into one of the strangest things in the Universe.

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University mourns passing of James Crawford (1948-2021)

His Excellency Judge James Crawford

The University of Adelaide has expressed its sorrow following the death of one of its greatest law graduates, His Excellency Judge James Crawford AC SC FBA.

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Wine Industry Mentor Program participants for 2021 announced

Wine business

Sixty-two early career professionals have today been announced as the latest recruits to the Wine Industry Mentor Program following extraordinary numbers of applications for the expanded program.

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Fulbright recipients set to expand research horizons

2021 Univeristy of Adelaide Fulbright Scholars

Five current researchers from the University of Adelaide have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships to continue their world-class research in the fields of data science, energy resources, plant science, semiconductor technology and stroke detection. Three of the University’s alumnae have also been awarded scholarships which will take all the recipients to US universities to continue their careers.

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Drink Easy announces University of Adelaide as major sponsor

Drink Easy awards

The Drink Easy Awards are proud to announce the University of Adelaide as the national beverage show’s major sponsor for 2021.

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