400 million year old fish fossil reveals jaw structure linked to humans

A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) on a 400 million year old fish fossil has found a jaw structure that is part of the evolutionary lineage...

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400 million year old fish fossil reveals jaw structure linked to humans

Realising Feynman's quantum computing dreams

Jacob Ross is taking up the mantle of Richard Feynman in his PhD, trying to develop a quantum simulator, using ultracold gases called Bose-Einstein condensates. "Feynman's...

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Realising Feynman's quantum computing dreams

Nano device promises ultra-fast graphics on gaming consoles

An international team of scientists led by The Australian National University (ANU) has designed a new nano device that promises ultra-fast rendering of high-definition...

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Nano device promises ultra-fast graphics on gaming consoles

Travelling the world in search of diamonds

Tom Shiell has the travel bug – during his PhD he's made good use of the international connections that ANU has. During his two and a half years of study,...

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Travelling the world in search of diamonds

The positive attractions of positrons

The combination of antimatter and Canberra sold Tamara Babij on her PhD project. Her honours year at Flinders University in Adelaide included six months working...

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The positive attractions of positrons

ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space

Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have designed a new nano material that can reflect or transmit light on demand with temperature control, opening...

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ANU invention may help to protect astronauts from radiation in space

Exciting nuclei with strange shapes

As a kid growing up in New Zealand, Jackson Dowie was fascinated by nuclear physics, like his Kiwi predecessor Ernest Rutherford. "I'd heard that ANU was the best...

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Exciting nuclei with strange shapes

Materials student strikes gold

For her PhD project Wenjie Yang has asked her supervisor for a lot of gold. It's not for bling; she wants to embed it into silicon as part of the quest to make...

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Materials student strikes gold

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