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Can seaweed fight climate change?
A University of Melbourne expert asks what role seaweed can play in humanity’s fight to reduce greenhouse emissions, and even save the world?
Supermassive black holes feed on cosmic jellyfish
A University of Melbourne astronomer joined an international team observing jellyfish galaxies 'feed' supermassive blackholes - watching our Universe evolve.
Surgeons go green: Recycling general anaesthetic
University of Melbourne technology captures anaesthetic gas and recycles it, reducing greenhouse gases and maybe make wonder gas xenon a viable anaesthethic
Spinning diamonds for quantum precision
University of Melbourne physicists have discovered a way to protect highly sensitive quantum sensors from external magnetic fields by spinning diamonds.
Repairing brain injury by learning from a fish
Zebrafish can regenerate nerve cells, but humans can't; University of Melbourne researchers are studying the tiny fish with the aim of replicating the process.
Photon teleportation: Less ‘beam me up’, more 007
China's recent 'teleportation' of a photon between Earth and a satellite may have applications in quantum computing, says a University of Melbourne physicist.
Re-diversifying our waterways, a garden stake at a time
University of Melbourne researchers are showing that by simply planting wooden garden stakes into rivers they can restore the environment and bring back animals
The human fingerprint on Europe’s recent heat
University of Melbourne climate modelling shows the June 2017 heatwave in Western Europe can likely be attributed to human-influenced climate change.
The common insecticide poisoning our rivers and wetlands
University of Melbourne research has found a toxic common insecticide, bifenthrin, polluting some of our waterways and wetlands - but where is it coming from?