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More to an image than meets the eye

30 July, 2014

As society becomes increasingly desensitised to the daily deluge of images that are generated through digital technologies, a new exhibition at Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) explores how contemporary artists engage with the image in today's world.

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How fussy pandas maintain a balanced bamboo diet

22 July, 2014

Pandas are famously fussy eaters, but new research suggests there is method to their madness, with the animals switching between different species and parts of bamboo plants to maintain a balanced diet and reproduce.

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Mysterious dance of dwarfs may force a cosmic rethink

18 July, 2014

The discovery that many small galaxies throughout the universe do not 'swarm' around larger ones like bees do but 'dance' in orderly disc-shaped orbits is a challenge to our understanding of how the universe formed and evolved. The finding, by an international team of astronomers, including Professor Geraint Lewis from the University of Sydney's School of Physics, is announced today in Nature.

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