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Gravitational waves world-first discovery Down Under

Sydney confirms radio emission from gravitational wave event A Sydney team was the first in the world to confirm radiowaves from the latest gravitational waves event, resulting from a spectacular neutron star merger that has produced light and radio waves…

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Bradfield Award for University of Sydney engineer

University of Sydney engineer Professor Xiaoke Yi has been awarded one of NSW’s top engineering honours. Professor Yi from the School of Electrical and Information Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, took home the most prestigious award of the…

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‘Squirtable’ elastic glue seals wounds in 60 seconds

A highly elastic and adhesive surgical glue that quickly seals wounds without the need for common staples or sutures could transform how surgeries are performed. Biomedical engineers from the University of Sydney and the United States collaborated on the development…

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World-first microchip: ‘storing lightning inside thunder’

Our researchers are turning optical data into readable soundwaves As we churn through more data, cloud computing centres are overheating. Photonic chip technology offers a way forward for our insatiable appetite for information.          World-first transfer of light to acoustic…

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