News: School of Biological Sciences
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Six University of Adelaide scientists have each won the inaugural Science Communication Prize for increasing the visibility of the University’s scientific research and capabilities, while boosting the profile and accessibility of their own work.
Scientist Hannah Agnew and summer research students Kate and Rachel set out to find how effective soap and hand sanitiser is against microbes, such as bacteria and viruses.
Known in the scientific world as scat or faeces, poo can give a lot of very important information about an animal. This explains why Dr Tahlia Perry called on people nationwide to send her some.
Michelle Guzik sat up and listened at university. And the impact of those lectures has never left her.
Precision measurement with a light touch In most circumstances, disordered working conditions prevent us from performing accurate work.
Human occupation in Europe was almost 10,000 years earlier than previously documented, a discovery that stands to rewrite modern human and Neanderthal histories on the continent.
University of Adelaide Research Fellow, Dr Iain Comerford has secured funding from Multiple Sclerosis Australia to further his research into the factors that influence specific immune cell (T cell) migration into the bloodstream and the brain in people who have MS.
Schools across South Australia, Queensland and Western Australia will document their local insect biodiversity and discover new insects in their area.
New research led by the University of Adelaide has found the first tangible evidence that the ancestors of some of Australia’s most venomous snakes arrived by sea rather than by land.