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  1. 12 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  2. 21 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  3. 22 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  4. Podcast17 March 2020 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    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.

  5. 13 March 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  6. 18 February 2020 - Science Matters

    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

  7. 22 December 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    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.

  8. 18 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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'

  9. 12 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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.

  10. 16 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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 .