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September 19, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

New Infrared Imaging Technique Reveals Molecular Orientation of Proteins in Silk Fibres

A large international collaboration has used a specialised technique on the infrared microspectroscopy (IRM) beamline at the Australian Synchrotron...
August 29, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

X-Rays Used to Understand Atomic Structure of Bendable Crystals

Queensland researchers have shown that single crystals, typically thought of as brittle and inelastic, are flexible enough to be bent repeatedly and...
July 14, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

Understanding of Microstructure Using X-Ray Scattering and Spectroscopy Provides Insight Into Efficiency of Organic Solar Cells

International researchers led by Assoc Prof Chris McNeill’s group at Monash University have used an X-ray scattering at the Australian Synchrotron to...
July 6, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

Macromolecular Crystallography Helps Determine the Atomic Structure of New Volcanic Mineral

A Monash-led group of geoscientists used the macromolecular crystallography beamline (MX2) Australian Synchrotron to help them determine the atomic...
June 16, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

First Asia Oceania Forum (AOF) Synchrotron Radiation School held for Asia-Oceania participants

More than 40 science and engineering graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers from across the Asia-Oceania region...
February 28, 2017 — Australian Synchrotron

Synchrotron-Studied Protein Sheds Light on Parkinson's, Stomach Cancer, Melanoma

Cross-Tasman collaboration between Australian and New Zealand researchers has shed light on a protein involved in diseases such as Parkinson’s...
October 31, 2016 — Australian Synchrotron

Boost to Bone Hormones as Researchers Open New Avenues of Osteoporosis Research

Melbourne researchers have used the Australian Synchrotron to reveal  how bone made in people taking hormone treatment for advanced osteoporosis...
October 5, 2016 — Australian Synchrotron

Breakthrough on Virus Infecting Rare and Endangered Parrots

Australian researchers have unravelled the molecular makeup of a virus threatening some of the world’s most endangered species, paving the way for...
May 11, 2016 — Australian Synchrotron

Revealing Ancient Earth’s Atmosphere

Using the oldest fossil micrometeorites – space dust – ever found, Monash University-led research has made a surprising discovery about the chemistry...
April 28, 2016 — Australian Synchrotron

Managing Global Malnutrition: Australian Researchers Map Micronutrients in White Rice

Efforts to address chronic malnutrition in billions of people have taken a step forward with Australian researchers defining processing conditions...