Life, the Universe and almost everything in between. This is Science at Melbourne.
The dual risks of natural disasters and COVID-19
University of Melbourne research explores how countries can cope if a major earthquake or cyclone occurs while the COVID-19 pandemic continues.
Mapping our COVID-19 recovery
University of Melbourne SWARM technology brought together the country’s leading experts from Australian universities to work on our recovery after COVID-19.
Going beyond political borders to protect threatened animals
As a global community, we must work beyond our national borders to protect threatened species and maintain biodiversity say University of Melbourne experts.
Planting timber forests on Australian farms
University of Melbourne research into new business models finds planting trees on existing farms can help guarantee Australia's future timber resources.
Modelling the spread of COVID-19
Forecasting the spread of COVID-19 including undetected cases is difficult but important; a University of Melbourne scientist has an app to track the outlook.
Machine learning to scale up the quantum computer
Machine learning could help precisely locate quantum bits; a crucial step for large-scale silicon quantum computers finds a University of Melbourne-led study.
Why do small dogs live longer than big dogs?
Larger animals tend to live longer than smaller ones, but within the dog kingdom it pays to be small. A University of Melbourne expert explains what's going on.
What causes an ice age to end?
New University of Melbourne research is solving one of the enigmas in palaeoclimatology – to understand why an ice age ended, we need to know when it ended.
Magnetic teeth revealed using quantum imaging
Tougher than stainless steel, magnetite is a biomineral in mollusc teeth; now imaged using quantum technology by scientists including University of Melbourne.
The wallaby that's permanently pregnant
The swamp wallaby is the the only mammal known to be pregnant and lactating throughout the female’s entire adult life finds new University of Melbourne research