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    This International Women's Day celebrate the incredible scientific, social, economic and cultural achievements of Australian women. 


     

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    The ripple that caused a universal wave
    A mere month after the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded for the first ever detection of gravitational waves, another extraordinary announcement was made. Strange ripples in space-time were detected coming from a whole new – and far more illuminating – source, and Australian researchers were among the first in the world to watch it play out.
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    New glue seals wounds in seconds
    Australian scientists have invented a gel that seals wounds and stops bleeding – both internally and externally – within 60 seconds. The breakthrough glue has the potential to revolutionise emergency ...
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    The L'Oreal-UNESCO Women in Science Fellowships
    Since 2007, the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Australia & New Zealand Fellowships have been recognising the achievements of exceptional female scientists at different stages of their careers. T ...
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    Turning back time
    It might sound like science fiction but Australian scientist and entrepreneur David Sinclair is determined to slow the ageing process and revolutionise medicine and healthcare. He strongly believes th ...
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    Professor Jian Yang
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    Jian Yang: Unravelling the complexity of height, intelligence, obesity and schizophrenia
    Jian Yang has created pioneering new techniques to unravel that complexity and solve the ‘missing heritability paradox’.
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    Laureate Professor Eric Reynolds
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    Eric Reynolds: How Australian dairy milk is saving the world’s teeth
    For inventing and commercialising Recaldent, Professor Eric Reynolds receives the Prime Minister’s Prize for Innovation.
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    Distinguished Professor Jenny Graves AO FAA
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    Jenny Graves: What can kangaroos and platypus tell us about sex and humanity?
    Professor Jenny Graves AO has transformed our understanding of how humans and all vertebrate animals evolved and function.
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    Professor Dayong Jin
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    Dayong Jin: Harnessing light for a healthcare revolution
    From portable diagnostic tools that will allow people to monitor their health in real time, to nanoparticles that can detect and shine a light on at-risk cells before they become cancerous, Professor ...
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    A simple treatment to reduce birth defects
    In what could be one of the most significant discoveries in pregnancy research in decades, Australian scientists have discovered a previously unknown cause of birth defects and miscarriages. And that’ ...
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