The University of Adelaide

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Mike Rinder on "The Hole," Indoctrination, Confessions, and His Ultimate Escape

    For years, Mike Rinder was the Church of Scientology's chief spokesman and executive director of the Office of Special Affairs, its intelligence wing. In 2007, his defection was among the most surprising in an exodus of high-ranking officials from the church. Since then, he's given several interview ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2011

    Scientists Working on a Pill to Make Drinking Less Fun

    ​Scientists at the University of Adelaide are working on a pill that lets people drink alcohol without becoming drunk. The Daily News reports that it is still a few years away, but the "stay sober" pill will "limit the effects of alcohol on the brain." In other words, it doesn't stop the damag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Study: Male Fetuses Pretend Stress "Isn't Happening"

    ​The University of Adelaide in Australia has determined that boy and girl babies have totally different reactions in the womb to a variety of stressors, from asthma, pre-eclampsia, and cigarette smoke to psychological stress in the mother. "The male, when mum is stressed, pretends it's not h ... More >>

  • Art

    April 5, 2005


    What if professors could lecture 24-7? Blog culture invades academia.