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Experimental evidence of quantum spin liquid explained by Kitaev theoretical model 26/07/2017

Inelastic neutron scattering (INS) has provided experimental evidence that the two dimensional material, alpha ruthenium trichloride, α-RuCl3 is a strong candidate for a quantum spin liquid (QSL) that fits the Kitaev theoretical model.

 

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Nuclear science helps prove earliest Aboriginal occupation 21/07/2017

Scientists at the ANSTO's Centre for Accelerator Science and Australian Synchrotron were part of a team who have found new proof of the earliest occupation in Australia.

 

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2000 year global temperature record based on environmental archives published 13/07/2017

A temperature record based on sediments from a lake in Tasmania collected by ANSTO environmental researcher Dr Krystyna Saunders is among the global, multiproxy dataset published by the Past Global Changes (PAGES) Consortium in Scientific Reports.

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Potential new treatments and tools for understanding depression 05/07/2017

ANSTO researchers have co-led an international team that evaluated antidepressant-like properties of novel compounds in preclinical behavioural and pharmacological studies.

 

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Inspiring young women to be part of our next generation of scientists 29/06/2017

Twenty-five Year 10 girls from Sutherland Shire schools have been given a special insight into what it would be like to be a scientist, spending two days shadowing the work of some of Australia’s brightest young scientists at Lucas Heights.

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Research highlights how biodistribution of a toxic substance essential to understand all exposure risks 27/06/2017

ANSTO and Griffith University researchers  have contributed to a better understanding of how pollutants accumulate and are distributed in amphibians during development.

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Neutron scattering helps clarify the arrangement of magnetic vortices, skyrmions, in material 21/06/2017

QUOKKA measured changes to the skyrmion lattice in situ when an electric current was applied under different magnetic fields

 

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Australia assists in the collection of marine sediments to support contaminant quality control measures by IAEA 15/06/2017

ANSTO, in association with James Cook University, has collected marine sediments from the Australia Pacific Region which will be used to produce Certified Reference Materials  by the IAEA Environmental Laboratories Monaco

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Snapshots of an unprecedented double element-hydrogen bond activation at a transition metal centre provide insight for catalytic chemistry 13/06/2017

ANSTO has contributed to research led by a group at Oxford University that demonstrated the viability of using a single-step double element-hydrogen bond activation process to produce a metal dihydride compound. 

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Young physicist in training to become a surrogate inspector for Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation 06/06/2017

A young Australian researcher at ANSTO is currently undertaking a training program to become a surrogate inspector for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organisation (CTBTO)

 

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