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  1. 21 January 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    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

  2. 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

  3. 21 July 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. 5 April 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  5. 4 April 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  6. 30 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  7. Podcast27 June 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  8. 27 August 2015 - Animals, Food & You

    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.