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  1. 16 November 2017 - Science Matters

    Tricking our tongues: Creating guilt-free cheese

    University of Melbourne researchers are using high pressure and sonic waves to create low fat cheese that tastes just like the real thing.

  2. 19 October 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Turning old tyres into new roads

    A University of Melbourne innovation turns old tyres into permeable roads and pavements - helping both the environment and our future infrastructure.

  3. 11 October 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Using maths to map mines deep underground

    Software, created by University of Melbourne researchers, takes its inspiration from microchips to design underground tunnel networks for the mining industry.

  4. 18 August 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Three ways we’re ‘making friends’ with robots

    Robotic limbs, robot coaches and swarm applications are just three ways robots are changing how we live, according to University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 13 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves

    University of Melbourne researchers have developed a gel that self-heals like living tissue, which could make cracked phone screens a thing of the past.

  6. 2 May 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Q&A: How algorithms are fighting epilepsy

    A team of neuro-engineers from the University of Melbourne are developing an algorithm to fight epilepsy, by predicting when a seizure might strike.

  7. 24 March 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Taking the sludge out of wastewater

    Finding better ways to separate liquids from solids when treating wastewater means the costs of sanitation can be reduced, making it globally available.

  8. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Robots with a human touch

    Prosthetic arms that ‘talk to the brain’ may offer greater dexterity and sense of touch to people who have lost their limbs.

  9. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Food that does not waste water

    Automated watering systems and in-ground sensors are helping farmers produce more crops by using less water, sometimes by half.

  10. 29 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Turning any water into drinking water

    A portable treatment plant the size of a shipping container could offer hope to communities without access to clean water.