A world-first study will investigate if singing ability is inherited in twins.
Led by the University of Melbourne with the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music and the Australian Twin Registry, the study will explore if it is nature or nurture that most influences whether we can sing a pitch-perfect tune.
A new medical research, teaching and training precinct at Northern Health, announced today by Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Tanya Plibersek, will boost the health workforce and overall wellbeing of the Northern Metropolitan community.
Australians live longer, healthier lives than people in almost every other country, but a range of ailments threatens advances made in recent years, a symposium on groundbreaking data at the University of Melbourne reveals.
A small device implanted in the brain has accurately predicted epilepsy seizures in humans in a world-first study led by Professor Mark Cook, Chair of Medicine at the University of Melbourne and Director of Neurology at St Vincent’s Hospital.
Up to 10 per cent of the population is affected by specific learning disabilities (SLDs), such as dyslexia, dyscalculia and autism, translating to two or three pupils in every classroom, a new study has found.
University of Melbourne researchers will help in the fight against infectious diseases such as tuberculosis and dengue fever thanks to funding announced recently by the Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek.