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ANSTO's nuclear medicine program supplies products for the treatment of one in two Australians and many more people worldwide.

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26/11/2014
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Research published today in Nature Communications heralds a scientific breakthrough that could be the key to the development of better diagnostics and new treatments for conditions as diverse as multiple sclerosis, dementia, cancer and obesity.

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20/11/2014
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Australia and Japan have successfully co-hosted the 15th Ministerial Level Meeting of the Forum for Nuclear Cooperation in Asia (FNCA), with all participants making strong contributions.

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20/11/2014
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PhD student Linh Tran from ANSTO’s Institute of Materials Engineering has won an AIP Postgraduate Award for excellence in research on ‘Silicon Detectors for Microdosimetry in Heavy Ion Therapy’.

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19/11/2014
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In this new study it has been found that human impacts on the environment, such as deforestation, do not always have negative consequences, and can provide positive outcomes for biodiversity.

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19/11/2014
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The Program Advisory Committee, which is chaired by Prof Tracy Rushmer (Macquarie University), has met over the last two days to assess the scientific merit of beam-time and deuteration proposals submitted for time between January and June 2015. 

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18/11/2014
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University of Adelaide researchers used the Australian Synchrotron to investigate selenium’s critical role in promoting a healthy environment for egg development in women.

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18/11/2014
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The first research paper from OPAL's KOOKABURRA Ultra-Small-Angle Neutron Scattering instrument has appeared in American Mineralogist, featuring work on natural and synthetic sulfide ores, including some from Olympic Dam

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16/11/2014
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Video: Watch Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood's inspirational talk on the challenges we face relating not only to the individual and the health system, but to the whole community.

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14/11/2014
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The first refereed research paper with data taken on our DINGO radiography/tomography/imaging station has been published in Physical Review E, featuring a measurement of the full triaxial stress state within a granular assembly within a die, and is the first direct observation of "force chains" within a granular material. 

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11/11/2014
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The legend of Ned Kelly and his gang, with its blending of facts and hearsay, has been put to the test. A book published by CSIRO publishing ‘Ned Kelly: Under the microscope’ reveals how scientific techniques have answered questions that have remained unsolved for more than century. 
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11/11/2014
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Today, the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency gave approval to commence user and commercial operations on OPAL's 10th neutron beam instrument, the DINGO neutron radiography/tomography/imaging station.

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10/11/2014
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The increasing use of nuclear tools to make food safer, to detect unsafe food and to fight food fraud – the deliberate mislabelling of food products – will be discussed at an international symposium to be held 10-13 November 2014.

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07/11/2014
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It’s the race that stops a nation … and is worth a cool A$6.2 million. So what goes into the raceday preparation for the equine stars of the show?

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04/11/2014
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The winners of ANSTO's Eureka Prize will give a talk at ANSTO on Thursday 6 November about their new innovative lenses and the role that liquid droplets play in optics.
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03/11/2014
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Helen Maynard-Casely has been awarded a prestigious Japan Society for the Promotion of Science fellowship, to be hosted for 3 months by the Geochemical Research Centre within the Graduate School for Sciences at University of Tokyo, in Japan.  

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01/11/2014
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We invite you to the AINSE Theatre at ANSTO’s Lucas Heights Campus to hear Winthrop Professor Fiona Wood speak on the challenges we face relating not only to the individual and the health system, but to the whole community. 

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30/10/2014
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A spokesperson from ANSTO has responded to the a small number of enquiries about ANSTO's recent role in air quality monitoring in the Port Kembla area.  

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30/10/2014
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Work using deuterated metal-organic framework materials synthesised at the National Deuteration Facility and characterised using ECHIDNA and WOMBAT at our OPAL Reasearch Reactor, is featured on the back cover of this week's Chemical Science

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30/10/2014
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ANSTO welcomed Dr Michael Scholz who gave a science talk on basic principles and challenges in treatment planning of tumours using ion beams.

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29/10/2014

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