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  1. 26 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Mapping eye disease

    Researchers, including the University of Melbourne, have created the world’s most detailed atlas of the genetics of the human retina to help prevent blindness.

  2. 22 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    How allergies may get under our skin

    There's evidence babies may develop allergies through their skin; University of Melbourne researchers are now trialling skin cream to prevent allergies starting

  3. Podcast21 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Delving into memory to understand schizophrenia

    Impaired memory is a symptom of schizophrenia; University of Melbourne PhD student Cassandra Wannan has identified in the brain new clues as what is going on

  4. 13 August 2019 - Under the Microscope

    Becoming a STEM-inist

    When University of Melbourne's Amy Shepherd started in science, she didn’t dream she'd soon be travelling the world rubbing shoulders with Nobel Prize winners.

  5. 16 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The meaning in our stars

    Humans have long seen meaning in the stars, showing difference and similarities across cultures; University of Melbourne researchers are looking at how and why?

  6. 16 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Hunting the genetic cause of stuttering

    Stuttering can run in families, and a team of researchers, including from the University of Melbourne, have launched a major study to uncover its genetic cause.

  7. 6 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Could your smartphone become your therapist?

    Digital mental healthcare can potentially help people, but University of Melbourne research finds the relationship between patient and therapist remains key.

  8. 14 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Kids don’t like hospital, so let’s treat more at home

    Treating children intravenously with antibiotics at home is safe, effective, and more cost-effective than hospital, University of Melbourne research finds.

  9. 6 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Health data saves lives: We need to be using it better

    Concerns about privacy are valid, but a University of Melbourne expert says making data safely available for research saves lives, and Australia must do better

  10. 5 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Reaching critical mass to end scabies

    Australian and Pacific researchers, including University Melbourne, are using 'mass drug administrations' to eradicate scabies, which brings anguish to millions