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Researchers can now see objects more precisely and faster at the nanoscale due to utilising the full colour spectrum of synchrotron light, opening the way for faster 3D nanoimaging

A new research centre for particle physics at the terascale opened by Senator Kim Carr at the University of Melbourne today, will help scientists find answers to some of the fundamental questions in physics, and help Australian scientists link with the world’s best research projects.

Australian researchers investigating the structure of membrane proteins for improving drug development are the first Australian researchers to be awarded access to the most powerful X-ray laser in the world.

New research into drag reduction has the potential to help industries such shipping to reduce energy use and carbon emissions.

Australian researchers have successfully bred two genetically distinct Mountain Pygmy-possums, playing a major role in preventing the endangered population in the Victorian Alpine region from further decline.

Groundbreaking research has shown a quantum atom has been tracked inside a living human cell and may lead to improvements in the testing and development of new drugs.

One of the world’s most celebrated environmental scientists, Professor Pamela Matson says the rest of the world should follow Australia’s plan to put a price on carbon.

There is plenty of room for improvement if Chinese cities wish to become ‘low-carbon’, according to visiting University of Melbourne academic Mark Wang.

Sustainable water management and reducing greenhouse gas emissions will be the focus of new research involving Australia’s University of Melbourne and China Agricultural University (CAU). 

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