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Spiral laser beam creates quantum whirlpool - Newsroom - ANU

via Spiral laser beam creates quantum whirlpool – Newsroom – ANU.

Physicists at ANU have engineered a spiral laser beam and used it to create a whirlpool of hybrid light-matter particles called polaritons.

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Gallagher to launch cancer research position

The Canberra Centenary celebrations continue tomorrow (Tuesday) — even though the Centenary officially stopped 11 months ago.

Chief Minister Katy Gallagher will announce the inaugural Centenary Chair in Cancer Research, a collaboration between The John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University (ANU) and the ACT Government. 274 more words


Study in Australia

Many students feel the greatest nuisance studying in Australia is that it is far away. Someone may wonder, but wish to study in Australia and among the many European students: some go there to learn about 1-2 semesters, and someone wants to get an education in Australia, having a full university …
Study in Australia

Upcoming video shoot, Glasgow divests(!), and other news

Super important points

• We are shooting a video to support fundraising to expand this campaign. If you can spare us a couple of hours of your time on Saturday 25 October… 459 more words


4 Oct 2014 (AFR) - Do no harm: ANU opts out of resource stocks

(4 Oct 2014, AFR, p5, Tim Dodd)

‘The Australian National University will sell its holdings in seven resource companies after deciding to adopt social responsibility principles in managing its $1.1 billion investment portfolio. 33 more words

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Even in normal range, high blood sugar linked to brain shrinkage

MINNEAPOLIS – People whose blood sugar is on the high end of the normal range may be at greater risk of brain shrinkage that occurs with aging and diseases such as dementia, according to new research published in the September 4, 2012, print issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 347 more words

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