Sciences & Technology
Genomics, gene-editing and the Blue Revolution
University of Melbourne research finds genomics and gene editing is giving aquaculture a more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish.
Our country, Our way
This year, the University of Melbourne's Narrm Oration explores how Indigenous people and knowledge can save Australia’s environmental unravelling.
An ounce of biosecurity prevention is worth two pounds of cure
Australia will avoid $A314 billion in damages through the continued operation of its biosecurity systems, new research led by University of Melbourne shows
The algorithms of art
The University of Melbourne’s Professor Smith-Miles’ has created a collection of intricate and beautiful 2D images, arising from her mathematics research.
Organised chaos: The key to next-generation solar technology
Researchers including at University of Melbourne have resolved a fundamental challenge in next-generation perovskite solar cells, bringing widespread use closer
Translating thought into action
A human trial of a tiny device developed by University Melbourne researchers is allowing patients with paralysis to operate computers just with their thoughts
The science behind life in space on ‘Away’
Artificial gravity and space disease feature on Netflix’s series ‘Away’ – a University of Melbourne experts looks at how much of the action is true to life.
Secrets of the basket-web spider’s silk
A new study, including the University of Melbourne, reveals the first insights into the evolution and structure of the Australian basket-web spider’s rare silk.
The nanowires building greener nanodevices
A new nanowire material paves the way for a new era of photonic and quantum electronic technologies using less energy, shows a University of Melbourne study.