Sciences & Technology
Harvesting big energy from small movement
University of Melbourne researchers have collaborated on a new material that can harvest up to 400 times more energy from movement than currently possible
What’ll be big in 2023? AI, that’s what
Artificial Intelligence image generators and chatbots, like ChatGPT, are everywhere, but a University of Melbourne expert says AI has more surprises in store
Why we judge chocolate by its cover
Chocolate is the most popular confectionary worldwide, but new research from the University of Melbourne shows packaging is just as important as what's inside
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