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  1. 2 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?

    As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable

  2. 27 April 2017 - Science Matters

    Seeing the electricity inside graphene for the first time

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne are the first in the world to image how electrons move in graphene, giving us an insight into its future use.

  3. 15 June 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    The birth of the computer revolution

    Professor Justin Zobel looks back sixty years to when computing began in Australia, comparing the changes and the fundamental similarities to computing today.

  4. 4 April 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Why Big Data is a Big Deal

    Big Data is now used for more than tracking consumer habits – it has sparked a renaissance in scientific research.

  5. 18 January 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Can hackers turn off the lights?

    We all know cyber-criminals can steal our personal information, but what happens when hackers attack our power companies and other critical infrastructure?

  6. 17 December 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    A blueprint for greener cloud computing

    Cloud computing promises to streamline IT for businesses and individuals, but we must seize the opportunity to make it greener.

  7. 19 November 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Social networking to empower older people

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne are helping older people go online to combat social isolation.

  8. 23 October 2015 - Engineering & Technology

    Today’s smart machines owe much to Australia’s first computer

    Today machines are small, fast and deeply embedded in our daily lives. But they’re not fundamentally different from Australia’s first computer.