The business leaders ‘hiding’ chronic illness
The impacts of long-term illness are being felt in the workforce, but managers are hiding their health over career concerns, say University of Melbourne experts
Captive breeding to prevent extinction
New University of Melbourne research into the embryo health of captive bred Southern Corroboree frogs may help their survival and guide conservation efforts.
The treatments keeping landmine detection dogs in the field
New University of Melbourne research identifies the best treatments to protect Cambodia’s crucial landmine detection dogs from deadly tick-borne diseases
Silencing disease-causing genes
DNA unravels to switch genes on and off, potentially helping us toward understanding how to silence disease-causing genes, say University of Melbourne experts
Welcome to the mRNA revolution
A University of Melbourne startup has built an mRNA platform that Australian scientists can use to accelerate their research, going beyond the COVID-19 vaccine.
Crossing health borders without international travel
A University of Melbourne-based public health initiative is using interactive technology to reach remote Kenyan communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
An unexpected upside of COVID
A University of Melbourne expert says for many with chronic illness, the shift to telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic gives them more freedom and control.
Hope for endangered frogs
Some endangered frog species are recovering from a disease that has devastated amphibian species worldwide, shows a new University of Melbourne-led study
Genomics, gene-editing and the Blue Revolution
University of Melbourne research finds genomics and gene editing is giving aquaculture a more precise way of making disease resistant fish and shellfish.
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.