What pancake ice tells us about the climate
At the University of Melbourne, the first fresh-water wave tank of its kind in the world studies how pancake ice forms, telling us more about our climate.
Fume with a view: consumer products and your indoor air quality
University of Melbourne Professor Anne Steinermann outlines the consequences of scented products, revealing how our indoor environments are making us sick.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.