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Celebrated science writer and author Margaret Wertheim discusses the state of science journalism and communication in a world of fragmented social and digital media, as well as her craft-based efforts to foster scientific and mathematical awareness. With Dr Shane Huntington.

Australians are living longer than they did in 1990 but some conditions, particularly chronic kidney disease and Alzheimer's disease are on the rise, according to a new analysis of trend data from 188 countries.

University of Melbourne architecture students have designed and built a neonatal centre in Papua New Guinea (PNG) that addresses the importance of sanitation in reducing mortality rates. 

There is evidence that human-induced climate change has played a significant role in Europe’s hottest year on record. 

As many as 39 percent of workers aged 18-24 and 43 percent aged 25-34 admitted to faking a sick day in the past 12 months, according to an online poll of 1,035 Australian workers.

A major new class of antibodies that can make the four different types of dengue virus (DENV) non-infectious has been discovered by a group of international researchers, including from the University of Melbourne.

Forty of Victoria’s highest achieving VCE students have accepted offers for scholarships under the Chancellor’s Scholars Program to study at the University of Melbourne next year.

Unvalidated health information received from online forums could be placing people at risk according to recently published research from the University of Melbourne.

In the last episode of Visions for 2014, we take a closer look at the University's newest building, the new home of the Melbourne School of Design, which officially opens this week after years of planning, an international design competition, and many stages of construction.  Sustainability is a key focus of the building, both in its construction and in its purpose, as a space to teach future architects. 
Marketing researcher Dr Robin Canniford discusses how consumers -- through their pursuit of outdoor activities often involving sophisticated equipment -- seek to assemble romantic experiences of nature. With host Elisabeth Lopez.