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
Farmed salmon are deaf – and now we know why
University of Melbourne scientists have discovered why farmed salmon are three times more likely to be deaf; raising concerns over animal welfare in aquaculture
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.
Don’t blame inequality just on the ‘Fat Cats’
CEO salaries are often criticised as an example of widening income inequality, but a University of Melbourne expert says that focus misses the big picture.
Secrets from beyond extinction: The Tasmanian tiger
Researchers at the University of Melbourne and Museums Victoria have sequenced the entire Tasmanian tiger genome, revealing new secrets about the thylacine.
Quantum leap in computer simulation
University of Melbourne physicists have successfully simulated a quantum computer faster than any real prototype in a key step to help us become quantum-ready.
Daring to learn how to learn
A University of Melbourne analysis of over 100,000 online learners finds that learning online is a skill of itself and one that can be taught and encouraged
Bringing back the northern white rhino from ‘extinction’
Researchers from Europe, Japan and the University of Melbourne could save a species - using eggs from southern white rhinos and sperm from northern white rhinos
Exposing malaria’s atomic machinery
With atomic level imaging researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and University of Melbourne are exposing how malaria can be blocked from the blood.
Breaking gender stereotypes. Early
University of Melbourne-led research finds gender stereotyping can start young, but if tackled in preschool we can promote equality for girls and boys.