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Latest news in science as it happens from around Australia and the world.


Scientists stop light in a cloud of atoms

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:49:00 +1000

STAR WARS SCIENCE: Australian scientists have created their own version of a Star Wars scene by stopping light in a cloud of very cold atoms, a development that provides a essential building block for quantum computing.

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World-first genome study reveals rich history of Aboriginal Australians

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:28:00 +1000

GENETIC HISTORY: The most comprehensive genomic study of Indigenous Australians to date not only confirms they are the descendants of the first people to inhabit Australia, but that there is remarkable genetic diversity across the continent.

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Teleportation of light particles across cities a 'technological breakthrough'

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:38:00 +1000

QUANTUM LEAP: Scientists have shown they can teleport photons across a city, a development that has been hailed as "a technological breakthrough".

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Climate change could shrink habitat of 90pc of eucalypt species

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:27:00 +1000

GONER GUMS: It may be harder to spot a mountain ash in parts of Australia's mountains or some species of mallee trees in the outback within 60 years as climate change causes the range of many species of eucalypts to shrink or even disappear entirely, new research suggests.

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