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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?
From ancient Egyptians to modern humans: Why do we still have the genes for heart disease?
University of Melbourne of researchers have discovered the genes humans need for reproduction are also linked to coronary artery disease.
The exciting future of light energy
The University of Melbourne is leading the Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science - which could potentially change how we meet the world's future energy needs
Malaria’s dark secrets exposed by a simple glow
University of Melbourne scientists develop technique to track malaria through its complicated life cycle using fluorescence to expose the parasite's weaknesses
Talking dirty: The conversation between plants and soil
Nitrogen pollution caused by farming practices is a major problem, but University of Melbourne research has discovered an environmentally friendly alternative.
Riding the gravitational wave
University of Melbourne researchers are part of an international team to 'hear' Albert Einstein's gravitational waves for the third time - but what are they?