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Harnessing low cost, sustainable, activated carbon from waste

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In what is believed to be a world-first, an Adelaide-based start-up has developed a new, low cost, sustainable method of producing activated carbon.

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Intelligent machines to support, not replace, doctors

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Artificial intelligence and medical machine learning are constantly evolving, however researchers at the University of Adelaide don’t expect these technologies to replace medical doctors any time soon.

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Urban rainwater harvesting in 'smart' south Asian cities

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Urban South Asia needs water—a lot of it, and while most of this water comes from over-extraction of groundwater and interbasin transfers, the future ability to rely on these resources is now in question.

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Preventing biodiversity change with natural laboratories

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With our support, the International Panel for Climate Change has now documented the effects of global climate change on every biome on earth.

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Newstart debate must focus on people, not politics

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Economic researchers at the University of Adelaide are urging politicians to address the issue of the Newstart Allowance with maturity, and consider increasing it by as much as $120 per week.

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Emergency communication in a digital world

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Enhancing information flows and strengthening communication systems for use during emergencies can save lives, according to researchers at the University of Adelaide.

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We need to act now to reduce future bushfire risk in the Australian Summer

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When managing bushfire risk, prevention is better than cure.

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Farmer to pharma? Creating new products from agriculture waste

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Agriculture is a key engine of South Australia’s bioeconomy, and according to researchers at the University of Adelaide, the high volume of waste product has hidden value for other industries.

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A little water can go a long way when battling heatwaves

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It appears that how you use water is more important than how much you use when trying to protect vines from the impact of heatwaves.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

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Researchers at the University of Adelaide have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates. Up until now the use of these ‘natural’ or ‘wild’ yeasts during the production process has mostly been discouraged by wine makers.

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