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'Gobsmacking': Forests need decades to recover from bushfires

'Gobsmacking': Forests need decades to recover from bushfires

Scientists previously predicted forest soils only needed 10 to 15 years to recover from bushfires or logging.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon

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School of Music head quits less than two years into role
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School of Music head quits less than two years into role

The troubled School of Music is once again without a director. Kenneth Lampl quit after being cleared of plagiarism for the new Canberra Cavalry team song.

  • by Sally Pryor & Sherryn Groch
Falling branch knocks ANU student unconscious
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Falling branch knocks ANU student unconscious

Casualty taken to Canberra Hospital after "freak" accident

  • by Steve Evans
'It's started to hit me': Long wait over as ACT students get ATARs
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'It's started to hit me': Long wait over as ACT students get ATARs

Each December, two former teachers bunker down to calculate the ATAR rankings of thousands of Canberra students.

  • by Sherryn Groch
ANU to overhaul sexual violence policies after student hall review
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ANU to overhaul sexual violence policies after student hall review

ANU will overhaul its sexual violence policies after a review found students were unhappy with how incidents were handled and residence staff were struggling.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Millions with ‘irreversible’ eye disease given hope of keeping sight
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Millions with ‘irreversible’ eye disease given hope of keeping sight

Tens of thousands of Australians are told every year they have an irreversible eye disease that will ruin their vision. A blood - not eye - test could change that.

  • by Esther Han
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The secret of this stomach bug could save lives
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The secret of this stomach bug could save lives

Scientists can now block the toxins behind some stomach bugs, offering new treatment options as medicine continues to grapple with antibiotic resistance.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Gareth Evans says universities should confront 'warning signs' on free speech
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Gareth Evans says universities should confront 'warning signs' on free speech

The ANU chancellor and former foreign minister cautioned against "diseases that have infected a number of US campuses and which do have some advocates here".

  • by Fergus Hunter
'Watering hole' attacks: How China's hackers went after think tanks and universities
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'Watering hole' attacks: How China's hackers went after think tanks and universities

So called “watering hole” attacks are often a first step in a campaign to insert malicious software into the systems of government officials or business leaders visiting the website.

  • by Nick McKenzie & Angus Grigg
'Ghost imaging' discovery could revolutionise 3D medical imaging: ANU
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'Ghost imaging' discovery could revolutionise 3D medical imaging: ANU

Australian National University researchers say their discovery has the potential to make 3D medical imaging cheaper, safer and more accessible.

ANU researchers use diamonds to reach for the stars
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ANU researchers use diamonds to reach for the stars

Researchers are developing devices using tiny diamonds that may one day help fire rockets into space.

  • by Zain Waseem