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  1. 18 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Bushfires and storms threaten water supply and much more

    Burned forests in steep mountains can be just as hazardous after the rains come and the flames have been extinguished explain University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 15 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Putting the Universe under the telescope

    The 2020s will use increasingly complex technology to ramp up efforts to understand more about the Universe, explains a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 14 January 2020 - Science Matters

    Getting to know your microbiome better

    Microbiome research produces huge amounts of data, but do we have the right information to answer our bug-related questions ask University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 2 January 2020 - Science Matters

    A very, very brief history of time

    From tracking the heavens to formulating relativity and entropy, understanding time has been a major human endeavour, says a University of Melbourne expert

  5. 18 December 2019 - Science Matters

    Explaining Melbourne’s crazy but predictable weather

    Melbourne's highly variable weather is a perennial conversation starter, but Melbourne University experts explain that it is largely about unique geography

  6. 13 December 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s time to retire Lena from computer science

    Why did computer research adopt a sexist pornographic image? A University of Melbourne expert backgrounds the story of 'Losing Lena' and the need for change.

  7. 11 December 2019 - Science Matters

    Seeing the power of White Island firsthand

    Getting close to the power of nature is good for tourism but the volcanic eruption on White Island reminds us of the risks says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 9 December 2019 - Science Matters

    New dimensions in colour

    University of Melbourne research finds animals are teaching us new ways of understanding colour at a nanoscale, which could change the way we manufacture colour

  9. 3 December 2019 - Science Matters

    How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate

    Bringing nature to urban spaces is a key part of the solution to major health and environmental challenges say University of Melbourne and international experts