Latest University of Adelaide Stories

2009-06-19 13:05:27

The physical and mental health needs of juvenile offenders should be treated as a priority if offenders held in detention have any real hope of rehabilitation.

2009-03-24 09:58:50

University of Adelaide researchers have shown they can predict the biggest population peaks of disease-carrying mosquitoes up to two months ahead.

2009-01-14 14:14:00

Adelaide researchers have made a world breakthrough in treating premature babies at risk of developmental disorders.

2009-01-12 10:27:50

A treasure trove of information about pre-human New Zealand has been found in feces from giant extinct birds, buried beneath the floor of caves and rock shelters for thousands of years.

2008-11-18 14:42:58

The earliest evidence of people living together as a family was found in a 4,600-year-old grave in Germany containing the remains of two adults and their children.

2008-06-25 14:05:00

A major review by University of Adelaide researchers shows that the world is losing the battle over tropical habitat loss with potentially disastrous implications for biodiversity and human well-being.

2008-06-18 10:10:00

One of Australia's leading environmentalists will spearhead a world-class project to help revegetate the Mount Lofty Ranges, to stave off the effects of climate change and halt the loss of bird, animal and plant species.

2008-06-13 09:55:00

A new ecological study led by a University of Adelaide researcher should help identify species prone to extinction under environmental change, and species that are likely to become a pest.

2008-05-12 14:15:00

A mutated gene has been discovered as the key behind epilepsy and mental retardation specific to women, thanks to new research at Adelaide’s Women’s & Children’s Hospital and the University of Adelaide, Australia.

2008-04-04 07:55:00

New studies at the University of Adelaide will delve into some of the crucial issues surrounding death by brain tumors and stroke.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]