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A University of Melbourne researcher has been recognised for her work on drug-resistant strains of typhoid and dysentery, which are spreading through developing countries and making a comeback in developed countries via international travellers. 

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have conducted the first in-depth analysis of the Airbnb property market in Melbourne, showing the number of monthly bookings has rocketed by 600 percent in the last two years. 

A joint research program between The University of Melbourne and Sharif University of Technology in Iran will focus on finding practical solutions to the urgent issues facing the Lake Urmia basin, a national priority for Iran.

Scientists are getting closer to being able to predict an individual’s genetic risk of heart disease, paving the way for earlier intervention and lifestyle changes. 

In what may be good news for Australian biosecurity, when invading plant species mate with other plants, they don’t always produce a new ‘superspecies’.

A massive global study led by researchers at the University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria has confirmed that the risk of developing breast cancer from some relatively rare genetic changes is similar to that from the more common BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.

A team from the University of Melbourne has been honoured with an "Oscar of science" — the Australian Museum’s annual science award, the Eureka Prize — for its work on drug resistance in malaria parasites.

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.

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