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  1. 29 April 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Inheriting an infectious legacy?

    University of Melbourne research into epigenetics is revealing how the effects of contracting an infection can be passed on to your children through your DNA.

  2. 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.

  3. 11 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The genomic jigsaw of cancer

    University of Melbourne researchers are helping to revolutionise cancer care as they map the human genome; to make cancer a manageable, chronic disease.

  4. 6 February 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    The Global Cancer Atlas

    Globally, scientists have collaborated to create the most comprehensive map of whole cancer genomes; University of Melbourne researchers were part of the effort

  5. 11 August 2019 - Science Matters

    The next big scientific thing

    As National Science Week celebrates scientific discovery in Australia, University of Melbourne experts look at what the next big thing in science could be.

  6. 30 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Who is paying the price of whole-genome sequencing in cancer care?

    University of Melbourne research finds that whole-genome sequencing is changing cancer treatment; but its real-world use needs to be measured and understood.

  7. 26 October 2018 - Science Matters

    On the DNA trail of the platypus

    Researchers at the University of Melbourne are embarking on the largest ever investigation into platypus distribution, using environmental DNA samples.

  8. 23 October 2018 - Go Figure

    What do we need to know about online genetic testing?

    The Genioz study based at the MCRI and the University of Melbourne is shedding light on what Australians think about online genetic testing.

  9. 4 October 2018 - Animals, Food & You

    What are we doing to our dogs?

    University of Melbourne experts discuss the impact of selective breeding, designer dogs and clones on the health and wellbeing of man’s best friend.

  10. 12 June 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Our cancer preventing genes revealed

    In a world first, University of Melbourne scientists have found how the most important cancer-preventing gene, called p53, stops the development of lymphoma.