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  1. 23 July 2017 - Science Matters

    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.

  2. 13 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves

    University of Melbourne researchers have developed a gel that self-heals like living tissue, which could make cracked phone screens a thing of the past.

  3. 2 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?

    As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable

  4. 10 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Meet the cow whisperer

    The University of Melbourne's own cow whisper is Kenny Oluboyede who oversees the award winning research robotic dairy at Dookie in rural Victoria.

  5. 9 July 2017 - Science Matters

    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

  6. 6 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Ageing in a virtual world

    A team of older people is helping University of Melbourne researchers develop virtual reality technology to encourage social participation and healthy ageing.

  7. 4 July 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Measuring deliciousness

    The University of Melbourne's sensory lab monitors conscious and unconscious responses to food, to measure what we really think about what we're eating.

  8. 3 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Nanoclay can stop cladding fires spreading

    University of Melbourne researchers have found that treating cladding with nanoclay can stop cladding fires like the Grenfell fire from spreading

  9. Podcast30 June 2017 - Up Close

    Embracing the finite

    Ecologist Peter Vitousek explores how living in the Anthropocene will force us to make our way with diminished natural resources.