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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?

A forecast of below average rainfall over spring is expected to give hay fever sufferers in Melbourne a bit of reprieve this season.

With summer on the way, pet owners are being warned not to let their dogs or cats become one of the estimated thousands of snakebite statistics recorded in Australia each year.

If you’re tall, you’re also more likely to be slim, new genetic research has revealed.

Coughing. A sore throat. Maybe a pain in your chest as you take a deep breath?

Melbourne summer temperatures have been steadily climbing over the past 25 years, but even more so during the two weeks of the Australian Open in late January, new data analysis reveals.

The globe’s forests have shrunk by three per cent since 1990 - an area equivalent to the size of South Africa – despite significant improvements in conservation over the past decade.

Victoria will host a state-of-the-art bioinformatics resource hub following a joint agreement between the University of Melbourne and EMBL Australia, through funding from Bioplatforms Australia.

An unusual and very exciting form of carbon - that can be created by drawing on paper- looks to hold the key to real-time, high throughput DNA sequencing, a technique that would revolutionise medical research and testing.

The University of Melbourne community is greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Rudi Martin van Breda and his parents who were killed in South Africa on January 27.

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