Have you ever wondered? We will take the mystery out of everyday life by solving conundrums that you have always pondered.
The deadly ingredients in a tropical hurricane
As Hurricane Irma makes history as the longest-lasting, top-intensity hurricane recorded, a University of Melbourne expert looks at how these monsters form.
Why doesn’t modern Australia have diverse regional accents?
University of Melbourne experts discuss why the Australian-English accent doesn't have huge the regional variations other countries around the world do.
Silage: Rocket-fuel for cows
Silage provides key nutrition for livestock and allows farmers to manage feed - we ask University of Melbourne experts what it is, and why it smells?
Riding the gravitational wave
University of Melbourne researchers are part of an international team to 'hear' Albert Einstein's gravitational waves for the third time - but what are they?
5 slightly disgusting facts about mozzies
The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries Dengue and Zika - but did you know the females also stockpile sperm, and their eggs love to hitch a ride on used car tyres?
Jaw-dropping: So how does a snake eat a man?
A reticulated python reportedly ate a man in Indonesia, but just how can a snake eat a grown human?
Tone deaf? Why you can still hit the right notes
Tone deafness is a recognised condition where you cannot distinguish between different musical pitches or tones. But it needn't stop you enjoying your music.
Goosebumps can give us more than the shivers
Goosebumps are not just your body's way of reacting to emotion. They could hold the key to stopping skin cancer, treating burns and even curing baldness.
Getting tomato sauce out of the bottle – minus the mess
Here's how you can stop yourself being covered by tomato sauce at the summer BBQ when you try to get it out of the bottle and onto your freshly-cooked food.
Waiting for the Tiger mosquito
It maybe just a matter of time before the tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, arrives on mainland Australia bringing tropical diseases south.