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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.

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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.

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2009-01-14 14:14:00

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.