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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.

The University of Melbourne has put out a call to Victorians to join the world’s largest drug trial aiming to delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.

Today’s state budget announcement provides welcome support to a number of world-leading education and research projects, according to University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor, Professor Glyn Davis.

An international evidence review has found that certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants for people with clinical depression.

To coincide with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death on April 23rd, the University of Melbourne marks the year with a program of lectures, exhibitions, performances and screenings to celebrate the legacy of the world’s most revered poet and playwright. 

A world-first University of Melbourne-led study into the health and wellbeing of more than 154 million Indigenous and tribal people globally reveals the extent of work that needs to be done if the United Nations is to meet its 2030 goals of ending poverty and inequality.

Researchers have shown for the first time that some corals surviving bleaching events can acquire and host new types of algae from their environment, which may make the coral more heat-tolerant and enhance their recovery.

 

A lacklustre video apology from Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Amber Heard was a positive outcome from the Pistol and Boo saga, that highlighted the need for Australia's strict biosecurity laws, expert Andrew Robinson told SBS News on Tuesday, April 19.

A memorandum of understanding between Melbourne University and the Andrews Government has unlocked $2.1 million in Federal funding to establish a marine research centre in the heritage buildings at Point Nepean.

Resistance to a key anti-malarial drug cannot be passed on by mosquitoes in a breakthrough scientists believe could drastically improve the way we battle the disease.

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