The art of inexplicable eddies
A University of Melbourne collaboration between art and science explores the turbulent physics of eddies to produce a mesmerising artistic experience.
Rethinking gastrointestinal cancer diagnosis
Colonoscopies are being overused for cancer diagnosis says University of Melbourne expert, and while new techniques are coming, we can better use stool tests.
Navigating assisted dying in Victoria
When voluntary assisted dying becomes legal next year in Australia's Victoria, there will be some key ethical considerations says University of Melbourne expert
Where we die matters, so let’s talk
University of Melbourne research highlights the importance of discussions about place of care and place of death for terminally ill patients and their families.
What history can really teach us
History is too intricate to teach simple lessons, but studying it helps in understanding the complexities of the present says a University of Melbourne expert
Why do some people believe the Earth is flat?
Although science says the Earth is round, there are some people around who still think it's flat; two University of Melbourne experts look at why.
Supporting families with twin babies…or more
Families having twins, triplets or more has doubled in 40 years, but the support and advice provided to them needs updating say University of Melbourne experts.
Australian children with mental disorders aren’t getting help
New University of Melbourne research finds that the majority of Australian children with mental disorders aren’t accessing help, and we need to understand why.
Finding dark matter in the dark
University of Melbourne physicists are working in a laboratory 1000 metres below ground in a gold mine, to confirm the existence of mysterious dark matter
Prostate cancer: Starving out the enemy
Joint research by Monash University and University of Melbourne finds blocking a cell's access to 'fuel' could help develop a new therapy for prostate cancer.