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.
Tackling underpayment in cleaning supply chains
Complicated outsourcing arrangements can undermine workplace rights, exposing the need for better solutions and incentives says a University of Melbourne expert
How did a cockatoo reach 13th century Sicily?
University of Melbourne research has discovered a cockatoo in a 13th century manuscript, revealing the flourishing medieval trade network to Australia's north.
The Battle of Kursk: 75 years on
It is 75 years since the huge Kursk tank battle when, as a University of Melbourne expert writes, Russia's larger means of destruction turned back the Wehrmacht
All the forests in the world from a single layer of cells
University of Melbourne researchers have discovered how wood-making cells inside trees work, settling a century-old debate about how plants make bark and wood
From gravitational waves to mobile phones: 50 years of physics
To celebrate 50 years of the July Lectures in Physics at the University of Melbourne, we look back at four physics discoveries that have changed our world.
The science behind Novichok
As the British government accuses Russia of stockpiling Novichok, a University of Melbourne expert looks at what makes the Soviet-era nerve agent so deadly.
Want to lead self-motivated employees?
University of Melbourne research has shown how leaders can support employees to work more autonomously, creating a happier and more productive workplace.
Are redheads with blue eyes really going extinct?
Red hair and blue eyes is the rarest colour combination in humans; a University of Melbourne expert looks at whether they're really going extinct.
What are the long-term health risks of having your tonsils out?
For the first time, University of Melbourne researchers have identified the long-term health risks of removing tonsils and adenoids in childhood.