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As the weather warms up so do Australia’s snakes, but experts say there is no cause for alarm if you know what to do.

A new STEM educational program,Mission Discovery Melbourne,aims to launch high school students’ ideas into space while developing their creative thinking and leadership skills.

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a software tool that uses applied mathematics and big data analytics to predict the boundary of where a landslide will occur, two weeks in advance.

Researchers have recorded five new sightings of the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum, but their location close to existing habitats means the species remains at risk of extinction – particularly from bushfire.

New evidence has raised concerns about the possibility of feral cats preying upon the critically endangered Leadbeater’s possum, with a cat detected on cameras at two nest boxes used by the possums.

University of Melbourne researchers have helped create the first tool to calculate the ‘nitrogen footprint’ of an organisation.

Leading artists and scientists will examine storms scientifically, artistically and metaphorically as part of a public exhibition on how art and science can combine to communicate and solve problems.

New research reveals almost one in five (18.9 per cent) Australians report chemical sensitivity, with more than one-third (6.5 per cent) medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common chemical products.

Russian Blue cat Rex has been given a life-saving blood transfusion from a greyhound called Alice, who is normally not a friend of cats.

University of Melbourne scientists have set a world record in simulating quantum power on a classical computer, demonstrating more quantum data crunching than any of the existing quantum computer prototypes.

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