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The future of our cities is Indigenous
Australia’s unceded cities are part of Country – if we care for them they will care for us as we face the climate challenge, says University of Melbourne expert
Using neutron stars to detect dark matter
Neutron stars can theoretically be used to detect dark matter and University of Melbourne researchers are refining the calculations to find the elusive particle
Australia given serious health warning on climate change
Research monitoring the health impacts of climate change highlights the global emergency and the threat to Australians, warn University of Melbourne experts.
Indigenous knowledge and the myth of ‘wilderness’
Aboriginal ideas of ‘wilderness’ contrast with romantic ideas of a pristine environment. And it excludes Indigenous people, say University of Melbourne experts.
Severity of Melbourne’s grass pollen season hanging on rain
An average looking Melbourne pollen season could yet be made heavier by late spring rain, University of Melbourne experts warn hay fever and asthma sufferers.
Whale migration in our noisy oceans
University of Melbourne mathematical modelling finds the noise we make in our oceans is affecting marine life, particularly whales, confusing their migrations.
Q&A: 4 things you need to know about Victoria’s earthquake
The largest onshore earthquake in Victoria's recorded history has rocked our east coast, University of Melbourne experts explain where it came from
Sequenced quoll genome a new tool for conservation
Newly sequenced Eastern Quoll genome could inform improved breeding programs to re-establish it on the Australian mainland says University of Melbourne research
No bones about it, dunnarts crawl before growing a skeleton
The development of the dunnart provides a model animal to study other unique Australian fauna and could aid conservation, shows University of Melbourne research