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  1. 21 September 2023 - Science Matters

    You can’t explore the solar system on an empty stomach

    Australian research could provide vital fresh, nutritious and delicious meals for astronauts on Moon and Mars missions, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 8 September 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    The splendour of cybersecurity

    Young people may be cyber savvy but need help with cybersecurity. A free University of Melbourne 'Tune Up' gave hundreds at Splendour in the Grass a tech boost.

  3. 18 August 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    Actress, ballerina... engineer?

    Engineering needs more diversity, but a University of Melbourne expert says there are almost no role models for women engineers in film and popular culture

  4. 17 August 2023 - Science Matters

    The science of flavour

    Enjoying food is more than just taste, it uses all your senses (yes, even your hearing), says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 15 August 2023 - Under the Microscope

    Taking Indigenous Australia to NASA

    The University of Melbourne's Tully Mahr is one of five Indigenous Australian students heading to the US for an internship with NASA

  6. 14 August 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    Using quantum computing to protect AI from attack

    AI can be fooled into making mistakes, sometimes risking lives, but quantum computing could provide a strong defence, say University of Melbourne experts.

  7. 8 August 2023 - Science Matters

    Mushrooms are delicious, but potentially deadly

    Mushroom poisoning is a growing problem as people go foraging, so buying them is the only really safe way to avoid it, explains a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 1 August 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    We’re closer to ‘engineering’ blood vessels

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a fast, inexpensive and scalable method for engineering blood vessels from natural tissue.

  9. 23 July 2023 - Engineering & Technology

    When it comes to jobs, AI does not like parents

    New University of Melbourne research finds that AI doesn’t just discriminate against women in the workforce – but also has a problem with parents.