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How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate
Bringing nature to urban spaces is a key part of the solution to major health and environmental challenges say University of Melbourne and international experts
Iron and Ice: How life survived snowball Earth
Early life forms survived Snowball Earth in ocean refuges that were oxygenated by melting glaciers, suggests discoveries by University of Melbourne geologists.
Why more clouds can mean less rain in Australia
Giant clouds that dump rain from Broome to Hobart have increased in frequency, but University of Melbourne research says that doesn't mean more rain.
When the Wall came down
Two scientists, who today are University of Melbourne colleagues, were on opposite sides of the Berlin Wall when it came down 30 years ago. Here they reflect.
The Spirit of change
The University of Melbourne’s Dr Jane Dyson has just released Spirit, a documentary about longing and belonging in a remote community in the Indian Himalayas.
Getting revegetation right with genetics
Revegetation programs need to include plants with a varied genetic background for long-term success, finds new research including the University of Melbourne.
The man who built a whole new field of chemistry
In the 90s, University of Melbourne's Professor Richard Robson created a new class of solids, now being developed into novel gas and energy storage devices.
Probing Earth’s deep and ancient secrets
New University of Melbourne research finds that a rock that's the source of most of the world’s diamonds is giving us insights into the Earth’s formation.
Governments must support science, not self-interest
An ‘independent science quality assurance agency’ won't fix replication issues, but hinder attempts to improve science say University of Melbourne experts.