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Australia’s water tragedy has urgent lessons for America
Emulating Australia’s failing water market won't help the US manage this precious resource, say University of Melbourne and LaTrobe University experts
How can we prevent Insect Armageddon?
University of Melbourne geneticist Phil Batterham discusses his work on insecticides and how to develop more effective and sustainable pest control strategies
Another intelligence failure shows we need more rigour
The storming of the Capitol in January followed a serious intelligence failure. A new University of Melbourne report helps explain how to do better
Solving the mystery of the four-headed echidna penis
The first highly detailed anatomical study of the short-beaked echidna penis has demonstrated its innovative evolution, say experts from University of Melbourne
Variety is the spice of life... and key to saving wildlife
By understanding how varied a species' DNA is, we can boost species adaptation to new conditions, decreasing extinction risk say University of Melbourne experts
Male fertility ‘precariously close’ to climate change extinction limits
University of Melbourne research finds the drop in climate change-related male fertility, mainly in the tropics, may better predict vulnerability to extinction.
The secret lives of farmed fish
Monitoring farmed fish using tags can provide important information, but it can also create welfare issues, finds a study including the University of Melbourne.
Laos jars are slowly revealing their secrets
New dating techniques find Laos’ stone jars may be over 3000 years old, but the sites remained in ritualistic use longer, says University of Melbourne research.
Watch Episode 2: Climate Conversations: Opposing views or rising tides
University of Melbourne's Climate Conversations addresses how Australia's climate policies fit alongside the Biden Administration’s strong climate leadership.