Medical and other researchers and science teachers around the world will be able to compare ancient DNA from humans from thousands of years ago with the genetics of modern day humans, thanks to a new world-first open access databank at the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD).
University of Adelaide researchers have shown there are two critical windows during the developmental pathway to adulthood when exposure to junk food is most harmful, particularly for female offspring.
Research at the University of Adelaide is pointing towards a possible prevention of severe gut problems for patients undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.
The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.8 million by the Australian Research Council (ARC) to collaborate with industry on a range of projects spanning fields such as computer science, genetics, agriculture, engineering, communications, physics and the environment.
Collaborative research between the University of Adelaide and industry will be boosted with the establishment of two nation-leading research hubs in the fields of agricultural science and mineral resources, aimed at improving production in areas of critical importance to the Australian economy.