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  • Several University of Melbourne CBNS researchers undertook experiments while skydiving from 14,000 feet above Melbourne.

    The intention was to release metal and organic particles into a solution using a syringe where they would mix and form crystals in the temporary low-gravity generated by free-falling.

    This allowed them to identify how gravity influences the formation of crystals in metal-organic frameworks (MOFs).

  • CBNS Director Tom Davis (Monash University), in collaboration with researchers from, the University of Melbourne, UNSW, Shanghai University, and the University of Warwick, have provided a comprehensive summary of strategies for making star polymers.

  • Now that I know what my particles do in cells, what's next?

    • Optical imaging
    • Positron emission tomography (PET)
    • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
    • Multi-spectral optoacoustic tomography (MSOT)

    Overview of topics:

  • As part of National Science Week, the CBNS and Doherty Institute present Science in the cinema