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  1. 21 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Working to stop MS in its tracks

    On World Brain Day, University of Melbourne experts say earlier diagnosis and access to new treatments can improve the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.

  2. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Running on rainbows

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the neuroscience behind the complex decision we make to intentionally move our bodies when we exercise.

  3. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The microbiota and our mental health

    Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores how your ‘gut-feeling’ is not just metaphorical and the connection between our microbes and our mood.

  4. 21 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    The difficulty with measuring creativity

    An international study including the University of Melbourne aimed to establish a unique new way of measuring problem-solving ability and creative potential.

  5. 18 June 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Did time slow down in lockdown?

    Our perception of time passing fell apart during COVID-19 lockdown, giving us a sense of time-warp, almost like jetlag, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 26 May 2021 - Engineering & Technology

    Do you think better when you’re moving?

    People who performed a task to identify visual targets did significantly better when tested while walking, finds new research led by University of Melbourne.

  7. 24 May 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Brain development is altered in people at high risk of psychosis

    Neuroscientists including University of Melbourne show the brain’s white matter develops slower in young people at high clinical risk of a psychotic episode

  8. 18 January 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Fear, memory and brain exploration

    A mostly uncharted region of the brain, the zona incerta, may play a role in memory and hold the key to how we control fear, say University of Melbourne experts

  9. Podcast25 November 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    The science of coughing

    Coughing is a human defensive reflex - it keeps our airways clear - but Professor Stuart Mazzone explains the difference between a good cough and a bad cough.

  10. 2 November 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The legacy of maltreatment on the brain

    New University of Melbourne research into childhood maltreatment looks at why brain development may be derailed during the ‘sensitive’ adolescent period.