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  1. 22 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    The science behind Victoria’s “flesh-eating bacteria”

    As the Buruli ulcer cases linked to Mycobacterium ulcerans rises in Victoria, a University of Melbourne expert looks at the science behind the spread.

  2. 18 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Genes, numbers and the holy grail of cancer prevention

    University of Melbourne researchers are leading a new effort to use genomics and personalised medicine against some of the most lethal cancers

  3. 15 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Smoking and poor diet still leading killers worldwide

    2016's Global Burden of Disease report shows improvements in child mortality, but rising deaths from preventable diseases, says a University of Melbourne expert

  4. 12 September 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Part human, part robot: The future of medical implantables

    Research is constantly expanding what implantable medical electronic devices can do. A University of Melbourne expert looks at where we're heading.

  5. 7 September 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    A smart phone app for cerebral palsy screening

    Researchers at University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children's Research Institute and The Royal Women's Hospital create smart phone app to screen for cerebral palsy

  6. Podcast25 August 2017 - Up Close

    Why feeling pain is key to our happiness

    University of Melbourne psychologist Dr Brock Bastian on the value of experiencing pain and accepting unpleasantness in our pursuit of pleasure and happiness.

  7. 24 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    It’s a fact: Women get better with age

    New research from the University of Melbourne finds that women get happier as they get older: with negative mood and depressive moods decreasing after 50.

  8. 22 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Stopping the flu before it takes hold

    University of Melbourne researchers find a way to prime the innate immune system to potentially head off respiratory infections, like flu, before we get sick.

  9. 22 August 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Five ways 3D printing is changing medicine

    3D printing technology is set to revolutionise medicine. Here University of Melbourne researchers and clinicians identify the 5 big changes that are underway