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Tiny Probe Can See and Take Body Temperatures

University of Adelaide researchers have invented a world-first tiny fibre-optic probe that can simultaneously measure temperature and see deep inside the body. The probe may...
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Human Brain Drug Uncovers Key to Plant Stress Response

University of Adelaide research has discovered that drugs used in the treatment of certain brain disorders, including epilepsy, also alter the signalling process in...
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Obesity Trigger Identified Within the Human Gut

The key chemical for happiness and sadness, serotonin, is also a force in our body’s weight gain and calorie control, and scientists say more...
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Graphene Promise for More Efficient Fertilisers

Fertilisers with lower environmental impacts and reduced costs for farmers are being developed by University of Adelaide researchers in the world-first use of the...
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Discovery Shows Wine Grapes Gasping for Breath

University of Adelaide researchers have discovered how grapes “breathe”, and that shortage of oxygen leads to cell death in the grape. The discovery raises many...
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Scientists Map DNA of the Elephant Family

A team of international scientists involving the University of Adelaide have today published the first map of the elephant family’s genomic history. The research...
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Liver Cancer Could Be Halted by Boosting Immune System

International research involving the University of Adelaide has helped to better understand how a diseased liver promotes the development of cancer. This work could...
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Gene Breakthrough on Lithium Treatment for Bipolar Disorder

Genes linked to schizophrenia in psychiatric patients suffering from bipolar disorder are the reason why such patients don't respond to the "gold standard" treatment...
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SIDS Breakthrough: Why Babies Shouldn’t Sleep Face Down

International research involving the University of Adelaide has uncovered a developmental abnormality in babies – especially in premature babies and in boys – that...
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Want to Control Your Dreams? Here’s How You Can

New research at the University of Adelaide has found that a specific combination of techniques will increase people's chances of having lucid dreams, in...
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World’s “Better” Countries Have Higher Rates of Cancer

The world's "better" countries, with greater access to healthcare, experience much higher rates of cancer incidence than the world's "worse off" countries, according to...
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome Diagnosis Needed Early

An early, definitive diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would do much to instil confidence in patients and allow them to move from searching...
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New Med-Tech Zinc Sensor Developed

A new zinc sensor has been developed by researchers, which will allow for a deeper understanding of the dynamic roles that metal ions play...
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Immune System Linked to Alcohol Drinking Behaviour

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have found a new link between the brain's immune system and the desire to drink alcohol in the...
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SIDS Research Confirms Changes in Babies’ Brain Chemistry

University of Adelaide researchers have confirmed that abnormalities in a common brain chemical are linked to sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In the first study...
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Stroke Patient Improvement with a Brain-Computer Interface

University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it is possible for stroke patients to improve motor function using special training involving connecting brain signals...
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Global Group to Investigate Genetic Causes of Cerebral Palsy

A new international research group has been established to investigate the underlying genetic causes of cerebral palsy, spurred on by the discoveries of University...
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Eradicating Exotic Pests with ‘Infertility Genes’ May Be Possible

University of Adelaide researchers have shown that it may be possible to eradicate populations of invasive pest animals through the inheritance of a negative...
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Everyday Chemicals Linked to Chronic Disease in Men

Chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are linked to cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure in men, according to Adelaide researchers. Researchers from...
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Exhausted Immune Cells Linked to Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Adelaide researchers have for the first time discovered that a specific type of irritable bowel syndrome is associated with exhaustion of the immune system...