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The superheroes of nutrient detection living in our oceans
With no Uber Eats for bacteria, a University of Melbourne-led study reveals how ocean microorganisms are supremely evolved to detect and swim toward nutrients.
The cost of climate (in)action
Will any major parties' climate policies help Australia meet its Paris commitments, and what is the cost of inaction? A University of Melbourne expert explains.
Planning for climate extremes in global farming
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, finds that climate extremes, like heatwaves and droughts, are impacting on the food we get from global crops.
A wombat, a koala and a rabbit in a burrow
A camera trap captures footage of a wombat, a koala and a rabbit emerging from the same burrow, and University of Melbourne experts aren't sure why.
Four important things that this picture tells us
The first picture of the black hole M87*, taken by the Event Horizon Telescope, reveals a trove of information, says a University of Melbourne researcher.
Lifting the lid on HIV
Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping to open up the HIV virus, exposing new treatment targets that could help eradicate the deadly disease.
The credibility of research needs you!
A University of Melbourne crowd sourcing project is part of a US effort to solve the science replication crisis and they need thousands of expert volunteers.
Breeding baby corals for warmer seas
Researchers, including University of Melbourne scientists, are breeding corals using IVF to make them better adapted to warming seas as the climate changes.
India’s electrifying election
A University of Melbourne expert says although India is now 99 per cent electrified, the country’s power supply is a key issue in the upcoming general election.