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  1. 1 December 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  2. 26 November 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  3. 12 November 2020 - Science Matters

    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

  4. Podcast28 October 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  5. 29 October 2020 - Science Matters

    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

  6. 28 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  7. 22 October 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  8. 19 October 2020 - Science Matters

    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.

  9. 15 October 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    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.