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University of Melbourne researchers have teamed up with industry to explore the genetics underlying the relationship between autism and changes to the gut.

Can driverless cars make ethical decisions? Should technologists warn communities of the effects their technologies are about to have? And can computers already think for themselves?

Warming observed in the Australasian region between 1985-2014 is unusual in the context of the past 1000 years, a landmark study has reported.

New research shows that bearded dragons are able to partition colour change to specific body parts, depending on whether they are responding to temperature or communicating with other lizards.

The University of Melbourne’s System Garden in Parkville and the Burnley Campus in Richmond will be open to the public this Sunday 29 May, as part of the first Botanic Garden Australia and New Zealand Open Day celebrations.

Scientists have mapped changes in composition of plant cell walls over space and time, providing new insights into the development and growth of all plants.

Unique sections of coral DNA can indicate a higher tolerance to environmental stress, researchers have revealed for the first time.

New research published today in the journal Scientific Reports has revealed for the first time that half of the world’s farmed fish have hearing loss due to a deformity of the earbone.

Academic staff from The University of Melbourne have been named Fulbright scholars and recognised for the impact and depth of their research.

University of Melbourne Laureate Professor Alan Lopez has been named among the top ten most influential academics worldwide, in a new analysis of thousands of academic papers by Thomson-Reuters.

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