Living with a rare genetic disorder
Ehlers-Danlos Awareness Month marks rare hereditary syndromes that, if diagnosed early, can be managed to slow progression says University of Melbourne academic
Predicting risk of spinal fracture using bioengineering
A first-of-its-kind predictive tool has been developed for spinal fracture in people who have osteoporosis, by a research team including University of Melbourne
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
Stories teeth can tell
Research led by the University of Melbourne describes a new approach for a more detailed understanding of life history by analysing the structure of our teeth.
Seeing the beauty in animal bone research
Dr Babatunde Ayodele is part of a team researching the bones of racehorses. Now, his research has inspired the façade of a new University of Melbourne building.
Boys with asthma risk more broken bones
University of Melbourne research has found asthma is associated with childhood fractures for boys but not for girls, possibly because girls' bones mature faster
The unexpected gift of bones
The University of Melbourne's dental school is home to a very special collection of femurs, an important tool for researchers from a wide range of disciplines.
Legs, ligaments and longevity
Inside the University of Melbourne's Harry Brookes Allen Museum of Anatonomy and Pathology, we speak to Lund University professor of anatomy Stefan Lohmander.
Close to the bone: The case for remodelling racehorse training
Racehorse training regimens are not giving horses' bones enough rest time, leading to poor performance and greater risk of deadly injuries.