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  1. 2 February 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    Raw chicken linked to paralysis in dogs

    University of Melbourne vets have found a link between eating raw chicken and a paralysing condition in dogs, advising owners to stick with regular dog food.

  2. 12 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    When the pain is the practitioner

    A new University of Melbourne study shows a small element of the chiropractic profession accounts for a worryingly high number of complaints.

  3. 12 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    New fixes for old traffic problems

    University of Melbourne research is bringing transport systems into the 21st century, connecting everything from vehicles and traffic lights, to pavements.

  4. 6 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The long-term benefits of controlling your asthma

    A study led by the University of Melbourne finds asthma sufferers can modify their risk of serious lung conditions in later life by controlling their asthma now

  5. 5 March 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    HIV: Probing for a pathway to a cure

    Clinical trial by Peter Doherty Institute at University of Melbourne suggests HIV can't replicate in people on antiretrovirals in key finding for cure efforts.

  6. 9 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Clever socks connecting remote patients and physios

    A University of Melbourne PhD student's wearable tech smart socks, called SoPhy, provide physiotherapists real time, detailed data on patients, even remotely

  7. 2 May 2016 - Go Figure

    Why boys are blue and girls are pink

    Ever wondered why pink represents girls and boys generally identify with the colour blue? Centuries ago it was a very different story.

  8. 9 April 2018 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Vanitas: An app to die for

    Vanitas, an immersive app developed by University of Melbourne experts, is a meditative exploration of life and death - and is now nominated for a Webby Award.

  9. 8 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Does it pay to improve your home's efficiency?

    University of Melbourne researchers have shown how long it will take homeowners to 'pay off' energy efficiency retrofits in 31 local government areas.

  10. 12 March 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Training for recovery before major surgery

    University of Melbourne research finds that seeing a physiotherapist before abdominal surgery can halve the rate of potentially deadly respiratory complications