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Albert Einstein has been finally proven right 100 years after predicting the existence of gravitational waves, thanks to the international LIGO experiment. Speaking with Sky News' Aaron Young on Friday, 12 February, astrophysicist Dr Katie Mack says it will set off an avalanche of scientific discoveries in the years to come.

Dr Miya Tokumitsu argues that young people "following their passion" into jobs and internships, in the creative industries and elsewhere, are more likely to be disappointed or exploited than on a path to fulfillment. Presented by Elisabeth Lopez.

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in the global search for a new drug to beat the malaria parasite’s growing resistance to first-defence treatments.

Experts from across the globe will attend the eSafe Relationships conference at the University of Melbourne today to share information and ideas on the use of technology to prevent and respond to violence against women and their children.

Australia's Nullarbor Plain is one of the driest landscapes in the country, but new research suggests it was once forest that received up to four times as much rain as it gets now.

Melbourne medical researchers have created a new minimally invasive brain-machine interface, giving people with spinal cord injuries new hope to walk again with the power of thought.

Up Close science host Dr Andi Horvath presents the first installment of a new podcast, In Pursuit. In this episode, Thought Controlled Futures, we talk to the people behind revolutionary technologies enabling people to control movement and manipulate objects using their thoughts alone. In particular, we take a look at the stentrode, a metal scaffold implanted in a blood vessel, that allows brain activity to be recorded and commands generated to control a full-body exoskeleton.

The far reaching repercussions of Ireland’s historic 1916 Easter Rising and specifically its effect on Australia during a time of war will be explored as State Library Victoria and the University of Melbourne partner to commemorate the centenary of this seminal moment in Irish history.

University of Melbourne researchers are working to unlock more genetic variants that could predict a person’s risk of developing bowel cancer.

The formation of type 2 diabetes is directly related to how our muscles convert sugar, a landmark new study has found.