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Daily Mail
Scientists transfer light into sound waves in a world firstcreated an 'acoustic buffer' within the microchip, in which light was temporari
Daily Mail / Posted 6 hours ago
created an 'acoustic buffer' within the microchip, in which light was temporarily converted into sound. Researchers from the University of Sydney demonstrated the technological breakthrough in a new study, published in Nature... Read more
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Computerworld (NZ)
Light slowed with sound in photonic chip breakthroughform travels at a velocity five orders of magnitude slower than in the optical
Computerworld (NZ) / Posted 11 hours ago
form travels at a velocity five orders of magnitude slower than in the optical domain,” said Stiller, research fellow at the University of Sydney and supervisor of the project. “It is like the difference between thunder and lightning.” The... Read more
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Daily Mail
How to fight off this winter's dreaded Aussie fluand transmit its flu virus to the Northern hemisphere,’ explains Professor Robe
Daily Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
and transmit its flu virus to the Northern hemisphere,’ explains Professor Robert Booy, an expert on infectious diseases at the University of Sydney and head of the clinical research team at the National Centre for Immunisation Research and... Read more
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Daily Liberal
'Gentler, flexible': Women outnumber men in dentistry for first timeof the Dental Board of NSW) 1901 - two women in a class of 17 students when Au
Daily Liberal / Posted 15 hours ago
of the Dental Board of NSW) 1901 - two women in a class of 17 students when Australia's first dental school opened at the University of Sydney 1966 - 152 female dentists (6 per cent of the 2400 people listing their occupation as dentists in... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 literacy and numeracy testswhether they're behind. The missing link is the resources to address that." Pr
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 hours ago
whether they're behind. The missing link is the resources to address that." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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University of Queensland
Metabolism switch signals end for healing heartsto reactivate regeneration in adult hearts.” The research also involved collab
University of Queensland / Posted 18 hours ago
to reactivate regeneration in adult hearts.” The research also involved collaborators from AstraZeneca in Sweden, the University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne. Dr Hudson’s team is now working with a company to identify drugs... Read more
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WA Today
'Bring us your worst smokers' – helping diehard smokers quitand then find it hard to resist a cigarette, adds Bittoun, now an Adjunct Assoc
WA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
and then find it hard to resist a cigarette, adds Bittoun, now an Adjunct Associate Professor with the medical schools of the University of Sydney and the University of Notre Dame, and editor-in-chief of The Journal of Smoking Cessation. "Having... Read more
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WA Today
Storing lightning inside thunder: new Australian chip turns light into soundlike the difference between thunder and lightning," said Dr Birgit Stiller, a p
WA Today / Posted 20 hours ago
like the difference between thunder and lightning," said Dr Birgit Stiller, a physicist who worked with Moritz Merklein​ at the University of Sydney on the project. Finding a way to slow down light has been a major focus for scientists for several... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What it's like to dissect dead bodies for a livingfascinated by death and burial, though. "I decided to do a double degree of sc
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
fascinated by death and burial, though. "I decided to do a double degree of science and arts in archaeology and anatomy at the University of Sydney, and I discovered that they had a dissection program that they ran in January every year," she... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Science has transferred digital data from light waves to sound for the first timeDr Birgit Stiller (left) and Moritz Merklein in their laboratory at the Univers
Business Insider Australia / Posted 22 hours ago
Dr Birgit Stiller (left) and Moritz Merklein in their laboratory at the University of Sydney Nanoscience Hub. Image: Louise Cooper/University of Sydney Australian researchers have slowed digital information carried as light waves by transferring the... Read more
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CTV News
World first: Microchip stores light as soundwhile resistance in circuits makes our computerized devices hot. But a new mic
CTV News / Posted yesterday
while resistance in circuits makes our computerized devices hot. But a new microchip, developed by researchers at the University of Sydney, could herald a major change in the way computers work. This chip, fabricated at the Australian... Read more
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Canberra Times
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 literacy and numeracy testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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International Business Times
Turning lightning into thunder: Scientists change light into sound with groundbreaking microchip acoustic form travels at a velocity five orders of magnitude slower than in the
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
acoustic form travels at a velocity five orders of magnitude slower than in the optical domain," said Birgit Stiller, from the University of Sydney and lead author of the research detailing the project, published in Nature Communications. "It is... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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The Border Mail
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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The Young Witness
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Western Advocate
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Manning River Times
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 literacy and numeracy testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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The Age
Teachers 'infuriated' by proposed year 1 literacy and numeracy testsbut it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor
The Age / Posted yesterday
but it has to be embedded in a broad, holistic approach to reading." Professor of teacher education and the arts at the University of Sydney Robyn Ewing said: "We've found that the tests we already have aren't improving children's literacy... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Why is child care so expensive?parent to two preschool children who spends more than half her take-home salary
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
parent to two preschool children who spends more than half her take-home salary on child care. An academic linguist at the University of Sydney, she lives in the Blue Mountains. The four-hour daily commute is a small price to pay. When living... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Exchange students struggle to get jobs without access to Handshake, Penn's new recruitment siteStudy options at universities in English-speaking countries, such as King's Col
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted yesterday
Study options at universities in English-speaking countries, such as King's College London in the United Kingdom and the University of Sydney in Australia, have become much more popular over the years, Cossar said. Cossar added that Penn... Read more
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The North West Star
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Daily Liberal
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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The Courier
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
The Courier / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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The Young Witness
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Western Advocate
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Kiama Independent
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Manning River Times
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
FactCheck: are children ‘better off’ with a mother and father than with same-sex parents?book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For K
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted yesterday
book called “Maybe I Do”. You might also like to look at the 2011 report, For Kids’ Sake, by Professor Patrick Parkinson of the University of Sydney and studies by Douglas Allen (2015) in Canada and Paul Sullins (2015) in the US.Verdict Kevin... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
‘Grass seeds are terrible for pet owners’also helpful to groom any grass seeds off dogs’ fur immediately so they don’t w
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
also helpful to groom any grass seeds off dogs’ fur immediately so they don’t work their way under the skin. Dr Anne Fawcett is a lecturer in veterinary science at the University of Sydney and a veterinarian with Sydney Animal Hospitals Inner... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Alleged tax scam may reveal wider ATO problems, say experts[Tax Commissioner] Chris Jordan will be furious. This is just massive." Total s
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
[Tax Commissioner] Chris Jordan will be furious. This is just massive." Total shock Former Tax Institute counsel, now with the University of Sydney, Michael Dirkis, said Mr Cranston had always struck him as being "honest". "He's a straight... Read more
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Mumbrella
University of Sydney shows how it is 'changing education' in brand campaignThe University of Sydney is showing prospective and current students why it is
Mumbrella / Posted 2 days ago
The University of Sydney is showing prospective and current students why it is important to unlearn in order to learn more about the world, in a new brand campaign. ‘Unlearn’ aims to show how the university has changed the way it educates... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Cover up in the sun’s raysMedical Director of Melanoma Institute Australia and Chair of Melanoma Medical
Daily Liberal / Posted 4 days ago
Medical Director of Melanoma Institute Australia and Chair of Melanoma Medical Oncology and Translational Research at The University of Sydney said these results will change the way we treat melanoma patients as well as their quality of... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Australians rally over same-sex marriage debatevote regarding its legalisation. On Thursday, a gathering of anti-gay marriage
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
vote regarding its legalisation. On Thursday, a gathering of anti-gay marriage activists was met with a counter protest at the University of Sydney. The university newspaper Honi Soit reported that the Catholic society and Greek Orthodox Society... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The gap between the haves and the have-nots keeps growinghe should adopt the methodology to prove it. Christopher Sheil is the presiden
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
he should adopt the methodology to prove it. Christopher Sheil is the president of the Evatt Foundation and Frank Stilwell is professor emeritus in political economy at the University of Sydney and a vice-president of the Eva... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Angry clashes at anti-SSM rallyPamphlet Against Same-Sex Marriage. Credit - Australian Parliament House via St
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Pamphlet Against Same-Sex Marriage. Credit - Australian Parliament House via Storyful THERE have been heated scenes at the University of Sydney during a protest organised by students who are planning to vote “No” in the same sex marriage... Read more
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Canberra Times
Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University 'vote no' rallyPolice have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging s
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
Police have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging students to vote "no" in the same-sex marriage postal survey drew hundreds of counter-protesters. About 200 students gathered around a few students who were making... Read more
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WA Today
Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University 'vote no' rallyPolice have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging s
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
Police have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging students to vote "no" in the same-sex marriage postal survey drew hundreds of counter-protesters. About 200 students gathered around a few students who were making... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University 'vote no' rallyPolice have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging s
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
Police have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging students to vote "no" in the same-sex marriage postal survey drew hundreds of counter-protesters. About 200 students gathered around a few students who were making... Read more
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The Age
Police called as hundreds of protesters surround Sydney University 'vote no' rallyPolice have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging s
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Police have been called to the University of Sydney after a rally encouraging students to vote "no" in the same-sex marriage postal survey drew hundreds of counter-protesters. About 200 students gathered around a few students who were making... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Discrepancy between trial goals, results may mask treatment risksresults from a variety of clinical trials are the best way to go, said Dr. Barb
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
results from a variety of clinical trials are the best way to go, said Dr. Barbara Mintzes, a pharmacy researcher at the University of Sydney in Australia who wasn’t involved in the study. The Cochrane Collaboration, for example, publishes... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Korea’s terrifying decapitation unitlevel.” DECAPITATION STRIKES According to Brendan Thomas-Noone, a research fe
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
level.” DECAPITATION STRIKES According to Brendan Thomas-Noone, a research fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, decapitation strikes have a long history. Mr Thomas-Noone, an expert in international security and... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Korea’s terrifying decapitation unitlevel.” DECAPITATION STRIKES According to Brendan Thomas-Noone, a research fe
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
level.” DECAPITATION STRIKES According to Brendan Thomas-Noone, a research fellow at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, decapitation strikes have a long history. Mr Thomas-Noone, an expert in international security and... Read more
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