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  1. 12 May 2017 - Go Figure

    5 slightly disgusting facts about mozzies

    The Aedes aegypti mosquito carries Dengue and Zika - but did you know the females also stockpile sperm, and their eggs love to hitch a ride on used car tyres?

  2. 8 August 2017 - Legal Affairs

    What’s wrong with Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly?

    The installation of a new Constituent Assembly in Venezuela may, on the surface, appear democratic but is anything but, argues a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 9 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Surgeons go green: Recycling general anaesthetic

    University of Melbourne technology captures anaesthetic gas and recycles it, reducing greenhouse gases and maybe make wonder gas xenon a viable anaesthethic

  4. 8 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Spinning diamonds for quantum precision

    University of Melbourne physicists have discovered a way to protect highly sensitive quantum sensors from external magnetic fields by spinning diamonds.

  5. 19 August 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Brought to life, 2000 years later

    Modern technology and research has restored an ancient Egyptian woman, Meritamun, creating a unique teaching tool for medicine and health science.

  6. 8 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Exercising in middle age can save your memory later

    Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in later years, a landmark 20-year study has found.

  7. 23 September 2016 - Go Figure

    Why a cat’s whiskers are the bee’s knees

    Whether being used to aid navigation, warn of incoming predators or mop up milk, whiskers are an important addition to a cat's senses.

  8. 6 August 2017 - Science Matters

    Repairing brain injury by learning from a fish

    Zebrafish can regenerate nerve cells, but humans can't; University of Melbourne researchers are studying the tiny fish with the aim of replicating the process.

  9. 15 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    How caffeine helps premature babies breathe easy

    New research from the University of Melbourne has found caffeine, commonly prescribed to help pre-term babies breathe better, has long-term benefits.

  10. 27 January 2017 - Humanities

    Unpicking the myth of Testosterone Rex

    Testosterone is what makes men different to women, right? Not so, says Cordelia Fine in her latest book, which uses science to break down gender myths.