Deciphering ‘cell talk’ to understand our evolution
By understanding how cells communicate, researchers including University of Melbourne hope to gain insights into how multicellular life first came to exist.
Chemogenetics: A new way to understand brain function
University of Melbourne researchers developed a method to study neural pathways that could reveal new information about the behaviour and diseases of the brain.
China’s chronic health burden revealed
A new study, led by the University of Melbourne, quantifies China’s multiple chronic disease burden as COVID-19 places even more pressure on the health system.
Shaping the brain: Before, during and after birth
Neurologist Professor Tracy Bale looks at how our life experiences can be transmitted biologically to the next generation and how that shapes our unique brains.
Double hit to malaria from new drug candidate
New antimalarial compounds target two molecules involved in critical stages of the parasite’s life cycle, finds new research including University of Melbourne.
The wicked risks of biosecurity
As our world becomes increasingly connected, we need to manage the risk of introduced pests via targeted biosecurity efforts say University of Melbourne experts
How to avoid food poisoning this festive season
Food poisoning can ruin the holidays, but there are some simple steps to help stay safe and enjoy your favourite foods, explain University of Melbourne experts.
Preventing the spread of malaria
Scientists, including from the University of Melbourne, have found a new drug to block the world’s deadliest malaria parasite from reaching ‘transmission stage'
The genetic mutation behind a new autoinflammatory disease
University of Melbourne scientists are part of a team to discover a new human autoinflammatory disease that causes debilitating fever and inflammation.
Triaging the terminally ill
Triage in emergency medicine has been around for centuries, but a new tool from University of Melbourne researchers helps triage patients in palliative care .