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Science talk: photonics to shine a new light on cancer treatment

ANSTO welcomes Dr Christopher Barty in April who will be talking about the promise photonics offers for environmentally clean-power systems, medical science and a number of nuclear science applications.

Extracting methane from Antarctic ice to understand past climate

Andrew Smith is travelling to Antarctica with American collaborators on a project that involves mining tonnes of ice for palaeoclimate research.