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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. 

The University of Melbourne has been announced as one of the foundation partners in a new Translational Research Centre in Nanjing that will enable researchers and clinicians in Australia and China to fast-track discoveries in basic scientific research and translate these into improved care for patients around the world.

It takes four kilograms of milk to make just one kilogram of Greek yogurt. That means a lot of natural nutrients from milk are not readily being captured and Australians consume a lot of Greek yogurt.

Australia has come in at No. 10 of a global study tracking progress on health, but faces challenges around suicide, alcohol consumption and overweight children. 

The University of Melbourne has retained its place as the number one university in the country in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Tamara Kerr says her two-year-old Jack Russell terrier, Eddie, is lucky to be alive after suffering a snake bite earlier this year.

A full-scale replica of Walter Burley Griffin and Marian Mahony Griffin’s cutting edge home is being constructed by students from the Melbourne School of Design as part of the Melbourne Festival’s Cultural Collisions precinct at the University of Melbourne.

Australians could see fewer suitable environments for the country’s iconic eucalypt trees within a generation, according to a new international research project.

A revised score of Sir Jonathan Mills’ acclaimed Ethereal Eye will be performed as part of Cultural Collisions, the University of Melbourne’s contribution to the 2016 Melbourne Festival.

Tiny, star-shaped molecules are effective at killing bacteria that can no longer be killed by current antibiotics, new research shows.

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