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Everyone has a part to play in food safety
The WHO's World Food Safety Day reminds us we can all help prevent illness from food-borne disease with simple steps, says a University of Melbourne expert
Recognising new education pathways for Indigenous Australians
Universities need to recognise and support the diverse ways that Indigenous people develop, produce and translate knowledge, says University of Melbourne expert
Monitoring Melbourne’s Sunbury Earthquake
Melbourne’s latest earthquake in Sunbury highlights the need for more monitoring, particularly in western Victoria, say University of Melbourne experts
Rainfall is on the rise in northwest Australia
University of Melbourne research finds warming oceans have altered a common weather pattern that brings monsoon rains across northern Australia
Postbiotics: the new kid in the gut health family
In addition to prebiotics and probiotics, the newest factors for gut health are known as ‘postbiotics’; a University of Melbourne expert explains what they are
It’s time to make waves in beach accessibility
University of Melbourne research found Australia could be a world leader in making beaches accessible to people of all abilities, but barriers remain
Healing wounds with differential equations
University of Melbourne mathematical biologist Professor Jennifer Flegg uses mathematics to solve biological problems like wound healing and infectious diseases
Switching meat and milk for plant-based copies misses vital nutrients
University of Melbourne computer modelling shows that swapping meat and milk for plant-based alternatives isn’t a simple switch when it comes to our health.
The wingless grasshopper that could cross Bass Strait, but not the Yarra River
New genomic data can track Australia’s wingless matchstick grasshopper from Tasmania to the mainland, say University of Melbourne experts.