Sciences & Technology
How can we tell if an animal is depressed?
Professor Mike Mendl is developing new ways of assessing animal welfare that work to improve the wellbeing and conditions of all animals.
Reading the body’s electrical signals to treat illness
Embedded devices can treat some chronic illnesses, but a University of Melbourne engineer is now seeking to 'read' our electrical signals to predict symptoms.
The art of inexplicable eddies
A University of Melbourne collaboration between art and science explores the turbulent physics of eddies to produce a mesmerising artistic experience.
A wombat, a koala and a rabbit in a burrow
A camera trap captures footage of a wombat, a koala and a rabbit emerging from the same burrow, and University of Melbourne experts aren't sure why.
Four important things that this picture tells us
The first picture of the black hole M87*, taken by the Event Horizon Telescope, reveals a trove of information, says a University of Melbourne researcher.
Seeing the beauty in animal bone research
Dr Babatunde Ayodele is part of a team researching the bones of racehorses. Now, his research has inspired the façade of a new University of Melbourne building.
The credibility of research needs you!
A University of Melbourne crowd sourcing project is part of a US effort to solve the science replication crisis and they need thousands of expert volunteers.
Why we need to use water desalination plants early
Turning on the Wonthaggi water desalination plant now will save money in the long run and head off an emergency later say University of Melbourne experts
The invasive fungus threatening Earth’s biodiversity
Research involving the University of Melbourne finds an invasive species of fungus is responsible for one of the greatest extinctions of vertebrate biodiversity