International Year of Crystallography

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Media statement: 'ANSTO’s ongoing safe, secure and effective operation, including our critical role of mass producing and distributing nuclear medicine, is absolutely assured.'

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25/07/2014
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Planet Ark's National Tree Day and Schools Tree Day provide all Australians with an opportunity to do something positive for the environment and reconnect with nature.

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25/07/2014
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Australian and Taiwanese scientists have discovered a new molecule which puts the science community one step closer to solving one of the barriers to development of cleaner, greener hydrogen fuel-cells as a viable power source for cars.

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24/07/2014
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As part of the International Year of Crystallography, the prestigious international science journal Nature has produced a special Nature Milestones collection on Crystallography, with sponsorship on behalf of both the Bragg Institute and the Australian Synchrotron by ANSTO.

 

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23/07/2014
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During National Pain Week we take a close look at how the science of crystallography is used in drug development for chronic pain. 

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22/07/2014
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Exciting new cancer research, using data collected from the Australian Synchrotron, could lead to a new approach to the treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML).

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21/07/2014
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Today we celebrate a full year of flawless cold-neutron operations at OPAL following the successful restart on 18 July 2013.

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18/07/2014
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There are few high end manufacturing businesses where Australia can claim to be number one in the world, but thanks to the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), silicon irradiation is one of them.

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18/07/2014
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More than 30 ANSTO employees have entered to compete in the Annual Sutherland2Surf event next weekend, helping to raise money for this important cause.

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15/07/2014
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ANSTO scientists are increasing our understanding of environmental effects of agriculture in the Asia Pacific region. 

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15/07/2014
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ANSTO is the home of crystallography in Australia. This is the science that allows us to peer inside solids to see the atoms that make up its structure. This week we peer inside the hormone insulin.

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14/07/2014
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The superheros workshops in the July school holidays were super popular with kids and parents alike. Even our Discovery Centre staff let their inner superheros shine by wearing their undergarments on the outside.

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11/07/2014
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The search for star power – fusion – will receive a major boost with the launch of the Australian Plasma Fusion Research Facility (APFRF) at The Australian National University on Thursday. 

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10/07/2014
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The Greater Sydney Local Land Services has awarded Warringah Council more than $45,000 in grant funding to undertake a research project at Dee Why Lagoon and carry out bush regeneration in the Narrabeen Lagoon catchment.

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10/07/2014
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Some of Australia’s earliest scientific drawings are finally giving up their secrets under the watchful eyes of Australian Synchrotron scientists and conservators from the State Library of New South Wales (SLNSW). 

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08/07/2014
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Up to 50 Sutherland Shire knitters of all ages and skill levels descend on Lucas Heights to create knitted neurons, as part of a national art project about mind and brain health.

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04/07/2014
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In the current round of ARC Linkage Grants, the Institute has been involved in one successful grant, on Development of functionally-graded materials for wheel-rail contact using laser cladding.

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03/07/2014
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Single-crystal neutron diffraction from our Laue diffractometer KOALA has again featured on the cover of the prestigious chemistry journal Angewandte Chemie.

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02/07/2014
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Treating cancer patients with drugs requires a fine balance between killing tumour cells without damaging normal cells, and managing the body’s clearance of anti-cancer drugs. A better understanding of how to achieve this fine balance will help in the treatment of cancer patients.

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30/06/2014
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Fifteen young Australian researchers are heading to Germany this week to meet with Nobel Prize winners in the fields of physiology and medicine.

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30/06/2014

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