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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.

Researchers have discovered a record 20 new fish species while conducting fieldwork in the remote Kimberley, unveiling it as Australia's most biodiverse region for freshwater fish.

Renowned molecular biologist Associate Professor Andrew Lonie has been appointed Director of the Victorian Sciences Computation Initiative (VLSCI).

A company resulting from research work at the University of Melbourne has announced a major commercialisation deal.

Renowned Victorian climate scientist Professor David Karoly is the 2015 winner of the prestigious Royal Society of Victoria's Medal for Scientific Excellence in the category of Earth Sciences. A Professor of Atmospheric Science from the School of Earth Sciences within the University of Melbourne's Faculty of Science, Professor Karoly's acclaimed career has placed him ahead of a very strong field of nominees.

Has Australia’s climate always been so dry? Have the tropical reefs around Australia always been there? What will happen to Australia’s climate and reefs in the future? The answers lie deep under the ocean, five million years in the past.

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