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Image 1 - 100's Of Threatened Species Not On Official US List
2011-12-14 03:54:16

Many of the animal species at risk of extinction in the United States have not made it onto the country's official Endangered Species Act (ESA) list, according to new research from the University of Adelaide.

Oldest Super Predator Had Highly-acute Vision
2011-12-08 06:25:03

Paleontologists working on fossils from Kangaroo Island in South Australia have discovered that the Earth's first apex predator had highly acute vision that rivaled or exceeded that of most living insects and crustaceans.

2011-11-30 14:53:11

A University of Adelaide scientist says much more could be done to predict the likelihood and spread of serious disease - such as tuberculosis (TB) or foot-and-mouth disease - in Australian wildlife and commercial stock.

2011-10-05 15:16:52

A new study from the University of Adelaide shows the parents of women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are more likely to have some form of cardiovascular disease.

Drunken Behavior The Fault Of Our Immune System
2011-09-29 08:50:50

University of Adelaide researchers have found that immune cells in your brain may contribute to how you respond to alcohol.

2011-09-12 13:05:07

A simple function that most of us take for granted – swallowing – is the focus of University of Adelaide research which could help thousands of stroke sufferers around the world.

2011-08-16 20:58:29

University of Adelaide research shows that obesity is directly linked to electrical abnormalities of the heart.

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2011-07-09 08:40:00


Men who smoke have less of a risk of needing joint replacement surgery than those who have never lit up a cigarette.

2011-06-30 17:53:56

Advances in DNA 'fingerprinting' and other genetic techniques led by Adelaide researchers are making it harder for illegal loggers to get away with destroying protected rainforests.

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2011-06-30 13:35:00

Paleontologists have discovered 515-million-year-old fossils which show that ancient animals had excellent vision and could even see in the dark.


Word of the Day
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.