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Millions for research? Wine not

South Australia’s reputation for producing fine wine is set for a boost, with funding announced for a wine research facility in Adelaide. On Wednesday, Education Minister Simon Birmingham pledged $4.46 million towards a training facility at the University of Adelaide ...

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New hunt launched for Loch Ness monster

The decades-old hunt for the legendary Loch Ness monster may soon be put to rest with some modern technology. A global team of scientists – led by Professor Neil Gemmell of the University of Otago in New Zealand – will take to ...

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New study proffers food for positive thought

Can food enhance your mood? Deakin University researchers believe so. In fact, the results of their study have led them to extrapolate that diet can treat major depression. The study involved assigning 67 adults with major depression to either receive ...

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No misconduct for controversial scientist

Maryanne Demasi has been cleared of academic misconduct by an inquiry commissioned by her alma mater: the University of Adelaide. The medical scientist turned controversial science journalist, best known as the former presenter of ABC show Catalyst, had been accused of duplicating ...

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