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This Sunday, visitors to the University of Melbourne will be able to eat a liquid nitrogen ice-cream as a robot pours their drink and a sensory lab measures their deliciousness response.

Half of the world’s farmed salmon are part deaf due to accelerated growth rates in aquaculture, new research has found. The results now offer a better understanding of the effects of a common inner ear deformity, and some specific actions to tackle this welfare issue.

Three of Melbourne’s biggest institutions are partnering to create an ‘urban innovation district’ which is set to drive investment in the knowledge economy and shape the city’s future.

The different ways men and women behave, passed down from generation to generation, can be inherited from our social environment – not just from genes, experts have suggested.

The University of Melbourne has maintained its position as the top Australian university in the prestigious Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities, moving up one place to 39th in the world.

Budding engineers from all over Victoria will gather at the University of Melbourne this Friday 11 August to build a can-crushing machine for recycling.

Just like their owners, man’s best friend can also suffer from osteoarthritis, a type of arthritis that occurs when cartilage at the ends of bones wears down causing pain, swelling and problems moving the joint. 

The UK based social learning platform, FutureLearn, is partnering with the University of Melbourne to offer open online courses to its global audience.

This weekend senior staff and volunteers from the University of Melbourne will participate in the Garma Festival in Arnhem Land where there will be an important dialogue on the status of Australia’s Constitutional reform.

Construction of the $104.5 million Ian Potter Southbank Centre will begin with an official “breaking ground” event on Wednesday 2 August.

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