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Unwell teddies, dolls, stuffed animals and maybe even a toy dragon will gather in the city on Good Friday at the annual Teddy Bear Hospital, where a new pathology lab will test for “teddy germs”.

After decades of work to improve global health University of Melbourne Laureate Professor Alan Lopez has been named as recipient of a prestigious international award for his substantial and sustained contribution to the field.

University of Melbourne research found doctors aged 65 years of age and older had 37 per cent more notifications (complaints/concerns) lodged against them than younger doctors (36-60 years) over a four-year period.

For the first time, Australian frog cells have been successfully frozen and re-grown in culture, offering hope of a new technique to safeguard endangered amphibians.

Australian researchers will focus on the plight, rights and status of stateless people at the Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness, which will be launched at Melbourne Law School on Monday 26 March 2018.

Senator Dean Smith and Councillor Vonda Malone were honoured last night as the inaugural winners of the McKinnon Prize for Political Leadership, a new, non-partisan award recognising courageous, visionary and collaborative leaders.

The University of Melbourne is home to a new state of the art Virtual Reality (VR) biomechanical facility that is vastly improving our understanding of human movement and how to treat and prevent injuries.

“Striving Together” to further close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous eye health is the theme of a major conference this week.

Male moths have evolved intricate scale arrangements on their antennae to enhance detection of female sex pheromones, which allows them to keep their antennae small enough to maximise flying, new research suggests.

University of Melbourne research reveals that one in four Americans report chemical sensitivity, with nearly half this group medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common chemical products and pollutants such as insect spray, paint, cleaning supplies, fragrances and petrochemical fumes.

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