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  1. 17 April 2017 - Science Matters

    Plants have feelings too

    Plants' skin helps them adapt to their environment, meaning they can respond to challenges like high winds and rocky soil, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 23 August 2019 - Humanities

    Faithfully conserving a Rembrandt

    The Three Crosses is Rembrandt’s powerful depiction of Christ’s crucifixion. University of Melbourne expert explains how it is faithfully conserved for exhibit

  3. 26 January 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    How to cope with your child’s first day at school

    The first day of school is a huge transition, not just for children but parents too. Seeing it as a positive challenge can make it easier for everyone.

  4. 7 August 2019 - Science Matters

    Planting trees is no substitute for natural forests

    University of Melbourne research finds allowing degraded natural forests to re-grow is a more effective than planting new trees for storing atmospheric carbon.

  5. 31 May 2016 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Sex in the 90s: feminism on film

    Feminism on film underwent a makeover in the 1990s. How did cinema in this decade rework, reject, radicalise or reinforce portrayals of women on screen?

  6. 30 July 2019 - Inside Business

    Gender reshaping the traditional Australian household

    The University of Melbourne's 2019 HILDA survey shows are women working and earning more in a subtle rebalancing act as Australians adapt to slow growth.

  7. 22 October 2015 - Go Figure

    What’s the heaviest thing in the universe?

    If you have always thought it's lead you're wrong - and you will be surprised how such a small quantity of this stuff can weigh so much.

  8. 9 April 2017 - Health & Medicine

    Persuading baby to wee on demand

    A new simple method that increases the chances of successfully collecting a urine sample from an infant has been published in the BMJ.

  9. 2 February 2018 - Go Figure

    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.

  10. 5 February 2016 - Go Figure

    Why don’t humans have tails?

    Here's why humans lost their tails in the great evolutionary journey, even though animals have a wide variety of uses for them.