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Update on nuclear medicine generator delivery from the USA 04/07/2018

A spokesperson from ANSTO has provided a statement

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Untangling spaghetti - elucidating molecular basis of the complex viscoelastic properties of polymers 04/07/2018

Experiments at ANSTO have helped increase an understanding some of the viscoelastic properties of polymers.

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Fine-tuning chemistry by doping with transition metals produced stability in bismuth oxide 27/06/2018

ANSTO has have contributed to research involving doping transition metals in a polymorph of bismuth oxide in a search for more structural stability.

Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) Generator production at ANSTO 27/06/2018

Technetium-99m (Tc-99m) is used in hospitals around the world to diagnose a variety of heart, lung and musculoskeletal conditions, as well as cancers. It is the most common nuclear medicine, with global demand estimated to be up to 40 million doses a year, produced by experts with a small network of 11* nuclear reactors worldwide.

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Innovative technology provides enhancement to advanced radiation therapy 19/06/2018

An ANSTO health researcher has received a number of awards for her contribution to the development of a new hybrid technique that enhances the effectiveness of an advanced form of radiation therapy for cancer.


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Research on nickel reveals that properties of polycrystalline materials can be derived from microscopic single crystal samples 12/06/2018

By carrying out micro-mechanical testing on single crystals of nickel, ANSTO materials researchers were able to derive the bulk properties of a polycrystalline material in a way that is useful for engineering.

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New research will change understanding of Australian Aboriginal rock art found in rock shelters of the Kimberley and its relationship to a changing landscape 07/06/2018

Prof Andy Gleadow is confident that a multi-disciplinary approach using a combination of dating technologies and analysis of very large data sets will change our understanding of Australian Aboriginal rock art found in shelters and its relationship to an evolving landscape.


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Explaining the formation of China’s vertical sandstone pillars using nuclear techniques 31/05/2018

Analysis of the cosmogenic nuclide beryllium -10 produced in bedrock and river sediment samples has contributed to an understanding of how the vertical sandstone pillars of Zhangjiajie China have evolved through time and when they were formed.


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Multi-faceted approach to dating Australian Indigenous rock art from Kimberley region to be highlighted in lecture 30/05/2018

Progress in establishing timelines and pace of landscape change in the Kimberley region  will be explored by Prof Andy Gleadow from the University of Melbourne, who leads a joint ARC and Foundation of Australia funded grant, in a Distinguished Lecture at ANSTO on Tuesday 5 June 2018.

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Nuclear techniques helpful in study of zinc fertilisers applied to the leaves of broadacre crops 22/05/2018

Researchers from the Future Industries Institute at the University of South Australia are collaborating with a group of scientists at ANSTO to investigate a new class of micro and nano-scale zinc fertilisers for broadacre crops, such as wheat.


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