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  1. 13 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Are you taking care of the microbes in your mouth?

    Our mouth microbes are important for our oral and overall health, but modern diets are causing problems finds a study including the University of Melbourne.

  2. 11 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The genomic jigsaw of cancer

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping to revolutionise cancer care as they map the human genome; to make cancer a manageable, chronic disease.

  3. 6 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The Global Cancer Atlas

    Globally, scientists have collaborated to create the most comprehensive map of whole cancer genomes; University of Melbourne researchers were part of the effort

  4. 4 February 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    What maths can tell us about the spread of the new coronavirus

    University of Melbourne experts explain how mathematical modelling is helping to map the coronavirus outbreak – helping to predict the virus' global spread.

  5. 20 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why some women are dying for getting their period

    Menstrual beliefs and taboos can place serious restrictions on a woman’s life, impacting her health and freedoms writes a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. Podcast8 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Being bold in medical research

    Professor Fabienne Mackay’s work led to the first new treatment for lupus in over 50 years but there is much more to do and she says researchers need to be bold

  7. 8 January 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Simple ways to support people dealing with traumatic events

    As thousands process the emotional impact of being affected by the Australian bushfires, a University of Melbourne expert gives some tips on providing support

  8. 22 December 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    How to avoid food poisoning this festive season

    Food poisoning can ruin the holidays, but there are some simple steps to help stay safe and enjoy your favourite foods, explain University of Melbourne experts.

  9. 18 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Preventing the spread of malaria

    Scientists, including from the University of Melbourne, have found a new drug to block the world’s deadliest malaria parasite from reaching ‘transmission stage'