Our savage history of fighting bushfires
As Australia endures horror bushfires, a new project by the University of Melbourne is discovering the country’s historical firefighters who lost their lives.
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.
Making milk powder less energy intensive
A pilot study including the University of Melbourne uses a cheese making by-product to concentrate milk, reducing the energy required in dairy powder production
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.
Not quite in Asia
Australia’s lack of engagement with Asia is glaringly obvious in football; a University of Melbourne expert says poor coverage and indifference aren't helping
Challenging the climate of bias
On International Day of Girls and Women in Science, a University of Melbourne expert who went on the largest all-woman expedition to Antarctica is optimistic
The changing face of science
A University of Melbourne expert says International Day of Women and Girls in Science reminds us that our perception of how science is taught must change.
A precarious high
The ACT's new cannabis laws are at odds with Australia’s federal laws; University of Melbourne experts ask if the federal government should just stay out of it?
Thinking about using donated eggs to start a family?
In Australia, donating eggs is regulated, but in the US, it's more like online shopping. University of Melbourne experts explain the egg donor industry.
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