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  1. 17 August 2022 - Science Matters

    Be alert, not alarmed about foot and mouth disease

    The spread of foot-and-mouth disease to Bali was not unexpected, but what we each do next will determine the consequences, says a University of Melbourne expert

  2. 26 July 2022 - Animals, Food & You

    Protecting Australia from foot-and-mouth disease

    Australia's been free of foot-and-mouth disease since 1872, but outbreaks in neighbouring countries are a cause for concern, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 1 July 2022 - Engineering & Technology

    Feral honeybees key to controlling deadly parasite

    To combat the Varroa destructor parasite attacking honeybees, Australia also needs to target feral bee populations, say University of Melbourne and RMIT experts

  4. 3 February 2022 - Health & Wellbeing

    Newborn vaccine set to save lives

    The award-winning University of Melbourne team behind an affordable gastro vaccine is ensuring it will save as many newborn lives as possible globally.

  5. 9 November 2020 - Science Matters

    New drug target for sugar-coated viruses

    New research including University of Melbourne shows targeting sugar production in human cells has potential for broad-spectrum drugs against viruses.

  6. 13 October 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    So, Victoria, what do we do now?

    A University of Melbourne expert says it’s now mathematically impossible that Melbourne will reach its COVID-19 case target to release to Step 3 of the Roadmap.

  7. 9 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Locked and loaded: Using genomic sequencing to target COVID-19’s weak spots

    A new open-access tool, COVID-3D, harnesses SARS-CoV-2 genomic information to ensure therapeutic efforts remain effective say University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 3 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    How severe viral infections overwhelm immune cells

    University of Melbourne researchers uncover new mechanisms behind how cancer and severe viral infections like HIV and COVID-19 can exhaust our immune systems

  9. 10 July 2020 - Animals, Food & You

    Testing wildlife could stop pandemics in their tracks

    The key to reducing disease in humans is proactive disease surveillance in animals; we already have the technology to do it say University of Melbourne experts.

  10. 20 May 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Immunity to COVID-19: Lessons from malaria

    The University of Melbourne has contributed to new research that finds advances in malaria immunity surveillance may help us rapidly respond to COVID-19.