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pneumonia

Dietary Zinc Protects Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection

Researchers have uncovered a crucial link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, the primary bacterial cause of pneumonia.
methane emissions

Study Shows Potential for Reduced Methane from Cows

An international team of scientists has shown it is possible to breed cattle to reduce their methane emissions.Published in the journal Science Advances,...
trilobites

New ‘King’ of Fossils Discovered on Kangaroo Island

Fossils of a giant new species from the long-extinct group of sea creatures called trilobites have been found on Kangaroo Island, South...
good bacteria, vegetation database, tractor beam, data storage, quantum computing

World’s First Global Vegetation Database

Which plant species grow where - and why? An international research team, including from the University of Adelaide, has produced the world's first global...
good bacteria, vegetation database, tractor beam, data storage, quantum computing

Trapping Atoms, Not Space Ships, with Tractor Beams

University of Adelaide researchers have delved into the realm of Star Wars and created a powerful tractor beam – or light-driven energy trap – for atoms.Rather...
Grapevine trunk disease, quantum battery, diabetes, laser, brain disorders, Fertilisers, grapes, elephant , bipolar disorder, sudden infant death syndrome, climate, cancer, bacteria, nutritious, physics, type 1 diabetes, pregnancy complications, plant breeding, obesity

New Tool in the Fight Against Grapevine Trunk Disease

Grapevine trunk disease is estimated to cost the Australian wine sector millions of dollars in lost production each year, but now grapegrowers have a...
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Ramsay Fellow to Build World’s Fastest Charging Battery

The University of Adelaide’s newest Ramsay Fellow, Dr James Quach, will harness the unique properties of quantum mechanics with the aim of building the...
neutrinos

Scientists Find Evidence of Far-Distant Neutrino Source

An international team of scientists, including from the University of Adelaide and Curtin University, has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy...
good bacteria, vegetation database, tractor beam, data storage, quantum computing

Scientists Pump up Chances for Quantum Computing

University of Adelaide-led research has moved the world one step closer to reliable, high-performance quantum computing.An international team has developed a ground-breaking single-electron “pump”....
good bacteria, vegetation database, tractor beam, data storage, quantum computing

Using Light for Next Generation Data Storage

Tiny, nano-sized crystals of salt encoded with data using light from a laser could be the next data storage technology of choice, following research...
Grapevine trunk disease, quantum battery, diabetes, laser, brain disorders, Fertilisers, grapes, elephant , bipolar disorder, sudden infant death syndrome, climate, cancer, bacteria, nutritious, physics, type 1 diabetes, pregnancy complications, plant breeding, obesity

Platypus Venom Inspires Potential New Diabetes Treatments

The world-first discovery of a key metabolic hormone found in the venom and gut of Australia’s iconic platypus will now be investigated for its...
Grapevine trunk disease, quantum battery, diabetes, laser, brain disorders, Fertilisers, grapes, elephant , bipolar disorder, sudden infant death syndrome, climate, cancer, bacteria, nutritious, physics, type 1 diabetes, pregnancy complications, plant breeding, obesity

A Laser That Smells like a Hound

University of Adelaide researchers have created a laser that can “smell” different gases within a sample. Applications for the new device lie not just in...
Cerebral Palsy and Autism

Gene Disruption Signals Cerebral Palsy and Autism Link

University of Adelaide researchers have uncovered a genetic signal common to both cerebral palsy and autism.The finding comes from the first large-scale study of...
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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...
Grapevine trunk disease, quantum battery, diabetes, laser, brain disorders, Fertilisers, grapes, elephant , bipolar disorder, sudden infant death syndrome, climate, cancer, bacteria, nutritious, physics, type 1 diabetes, pregnancy complications, plant breeding, obesity

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...
type 2 diabetes, liver cancer, Artificial intelligence, forests, vitamin B12 deficiency, pre-term birth, HIV infection

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...