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Is blue carbon the answer to lowering emissions? The science of sinking carbon

Mangroves for Dr Alice Jones News Story

EP04, with Dr Alice Jones.

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Dogs saving lives with a sniff. How can we decode disease with scent?

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EP03, with Dr Anne-Lise Chaber.

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Biomimicry: Engineering innovations inspired by nature

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EP02, with Doctor Noune Melkoumian.

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Growing our way out of the climate crisis

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EP01, with Professor Rachel Burton.

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Bike tech powers world record win

Cyclist on Bike

Humpback whales might not be the first creature that springs to mind when you think of aerodynamics – nevertheless, their incredible ability to make tight turns and spectacular leaps has inspired cutting-edge cycling technology that powered Olympic cycling champion Filippo Ganna hour world record win.

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New Weapons in the Battle Against Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

A field

The Soares da Costa team from the University of Adelaide’s Waite Research Institute has developed new herbicidal compounds that will stop resistant weeds in their tracks.

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Jailing is Failing: Rehabilitation in the Australian Prison System

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The women entering Australia’s prison system are invariably accompanied by significant histories of trauma and abuse. Some have had children forcibly removed, and many women are experiencing levels of self-harm and suicidal ideation that would be completely unacceptable if identified in the outside world.

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Bots Manipulate Public Opinion Russia - Ukraine in Conflict

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New research from the University of Adelaide has shown that social media bot accounts have been used in malicious campaigns to influence online discussion during the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

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Ocean Warming Threatens Richest Marine Biodiversity

Clownfish at home

Creatures that make their homes in tropical waters have enjoyed mostly unchanged temperatures for the past twenty thousand years. Now, new research from the University of Adelaide suggests that these extremely biodiverse areas will be hit the hardest by climate change-induced oceanic warming – and the wildlife is not ready to adapt.

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Assembling haplotypes faster than ever with HaploMaker

a field of crops

A team from the Biometry Hub at the University of Adelaide has developed an improved algorithm for haplotype assembly that could help researchers more accurately track plant genetic variation.

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