Sciences & Technology
Captive breeding to prevent extinction
New University of Melbourne research into the embryo health of captive bred Southern Corroboree frogs may help their survival and guide conservation efforts.
The satellite data mapping Australia’s new climate extremes
New University of Melbourne research is using data from satellites to help us better anticipate and adapt to climate change extremes in Australia.
More fires as our air gets thirstier
We face an increased forest fire risk –for at least an extra 30 days per year– without urgent climate action finds new University of Melbourne-led research
Women’s participation is crucial to fight climate change
For a sustainable future, we need to bring women and girls to the forefront of the fight against climate change, says a University of Melbourne expert
Q&A: Victoria’s monster mosquito explosion
Do you feel like a personal donor to a rising number of blood-sucking mosquitoes this Australian spring? You’re not alone, say University of Melbourne experts.
Medibank’s hack tells us privacy laws need to change
Medibank’s data breach exposes how Australia’s most vulnerable have the most to lose when private information is made public say University of Melbourne experts
Our health is compromised by our global fossil fuel addiction
Climate change is affecting our health; University of Melbourne experts say moving to net-zero emissions could be the greatest health opportunity this century.
Young people are mapping viable futures
In the face of adversity young people globally are taking an interconnected and ethical approach to living viable lives, say University of Melbourne researchers
Understanding how a cell becomes a person - with maths
There are trillions of cells in the human body, and University of Melbourne researchers are developing new mathematics to understand how they work.