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Cure for blindness a step closer after scientists grow new cornea cells

Reportage on refractive eye surgery at the Adolphe de Rothschild Ophtalmology Foundation in Paris, France. Eye surgery using a femtosecond laser and excimer laser. The femtosecond laser slices the cornea to create a corneal cap (purple) then the surgeon lifts the flap to treat the eye with the excimer laser. 262 more words


Merlyn to create magic!

In September, we are delighted to host Merlyn Quaife AM as she presents a Masterclass in our season. Merlyn is a highly renowned and respected performer, teacher and general inspiration to everyone that she works with or meets. 24 more words


Shanghai Travel Diary: Day 5

Today we went to visit Shanghai Daily. An interesting fact I did not know was that the first newspaper in Shanghai was actually written in English way back in the day. 106 more words


Shanghai Travel Diary: Day 4

For lunch we went to a place nearby— it was dumpling land. I had a funny tourist moment when I went up to order though and it is always humbling to remember I have not bothered to learn the language (therefore I should) and to bump me down from my privilege that I don’t always see. 104 more words


Shanghai Travel Diary: Day 2

The morning was gloomy and it was still raining a bit outside as a result of the typhoon. Breakfast at the hotel and the mystery sausage left me wondering if I should eat or not (I didn’t). 255 more words

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Shanghai Travel Diary: Day 3

Today was quite alright. We had a guest lecturer- Mr Chang from The Paper, China’s first web-only news outlet. After the lecture we had lunch around the corner and I was disappointed to get a soup with dumplings when I thought I ordered soup dumplings. 391 more words

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Shanghai Travel Diary: Day 1

Woke up at this beautiful hostel and I missed my friends from Spencer in Melbourne. My friend and I had a lovely meal and decent coffee in at the rooftop before heading out to our hotel with the rest of our mates from Melbourne Uni. 470 more words

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