The elite athlete training for an extreme Arctic race in a fridge
An ultra-marathon runner is training in a University of Melbourne research refrigerator with a team of engineers ahead of a 230-kilometre Arctic race.
How old are your internal organs?
New University of Melbourne research finds that the age of your brain and body can appear many years older (or younger) than your chronological age.
Switching meat and milk for plant-based copies misses vital nutrients
University of Melbourne computer modelling shows that swapping meat and milk for plant-based alternatives isn’t a simple switch when it comes to our health.
Sisters are doing it for themselves
On International Women's Day, University of Melbourne experts say education is central to leadership in social change for Indigenous women’s life outcomes.
Keeping rural Australians out of hospital
Accessing health care in rural Australia is challenging but without it, say University of Melbourne experts, patients can end up in hospital unnecessarily.
Get your heart checked
The recent deaths of high-profile Australians to suspected heart attacks reminds us all to check our heart health, says University of Melbourne expert.
How do organic and non-organic foods influence our gut microbiome?
A University of Melbourne review into how organic and conventionally farmed foods affect the gut microbiome found mixed results, indicating more research needed
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.
Working to stop MS in its tracks
On World Brain Day, University of Melbourne experts say earlier diagnosis and access to new treatments can improve the lives of those with multiple sclerosis.
Mental Health ≠ Wellbeing
Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside explores the tendency to link mental health and wellbeing as an inseparable conceptual couple, when they're not.