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2011-06-28 20:30:06

Tiny metallic particles produced by University of Adelaide chemistry researchers are bringing new hope for the production of cheap, efficient and clean hydrogen energy.

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2011-06-09 12:32:44

It has 8 hairy legs, spins webs, hunts prey and lives its entire life under the surface of the water.

2011-06-08 13:04:14

A potential life-saving treatment for severe E. coli food poisoning outbreaks – developed more than a decade ago – hasn't gone forward into clinical trials because of lack of commercial interest.

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2011-06-01 13:57:08

University of Adelaide acoustics researchers are investigating the causes of wind turbine noise with the aim of making them quieter and solving 'wind turbine syndrome'.

2011-05-18 00:19:41

The mass extinction of marine life in our oceans during prehistoric times is a warning that the Earth will see such an extinction again because of high levels of greenhouse gases.

2011-05-04 15:00:51

Evolution is providing the inspiration for University of Adelaide computer science research to find the best placement of turbines to increase wind farm productivity.

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2011-04-19 10:42:02

University of Adelaide researchers have shown for the first time how peppermint helps to relieve Irritable Bowel Syndrome, which affects up to 20% of the population.

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2011-04-08 09:27:45

A new index has been developed to help conservationists better understand how close species are to extinction.

2011-02-18 15:27:07

Nasal spray vs. injection -- what would you prefer?

2011-01-06 13:27:03

A University of Adelaide reproductive biologist has achieved a major breakthrough in IVF technology that is expected to help millions of women around the world who have suffered previous miscarriages after IVF treatment.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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