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  1. 13 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Delving into the DNA of our iconic platypus and echidna

    The recently published platypus and echidna genomes are a valuable resource for both research and conservation, say University of Melbourne experts

  2. 11 January 2021 - Science Matters

    Tasmanian tigers start to look like dogs in the pouch

    The Tasmanian tiger and wolf evolved similar genetic blueprints, lifestyle strategies and skull shapes, even as puppies finds University of Melbourne-led study.

  3. Podcast6 January 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    What COVID has taught us about the wildlife trade

    PhD student and conservation scientist Gerry Ryan explores the connections between global pandemics, humans, livestock, wildlife and conservation.

  4. 22 December 2020 - Music, Arts & Screen

    Exploring the most unknown universe

    Exhibitions in the NGV Triennial explore how around 95 per cent of the universe is still a mystery awaiting discovery, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. Podcast9 December 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Everything is Country

    Wiradjuri man and University of Melbourne geographer Associate Professor Michael-Shawn Fletcher explores how belonging to Country embeds us within the world

  6. 7 December 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Preventing racehorse injuries

    Racehorse injuries can be prevented by careful practice for the horse and monitoring by veterinarians aided by imaging tech, says University of Melbourne expert

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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