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Babies who acquire a flat spot on their skull tend to have less developed head control, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

A key work of the minimalist dance movement – first presented at Yoko Ono’s New York studio in 1961 and now part of The Museum of Modern Art’s collection – is being performed for the first time in Australia by University of Melbourne dance and theatre students at a at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).

New research is being undertaken to better understand how and why older people listen to the radio, what they are listening to and how this might be related to their wellbeing.

The Australian Institute for Musculoskeletal Science, the University of Melbourne and Western Health are joining forces to launch Sarcopenia Australia Day on Wednesday, 4 July.

The first study investigating domestic and family violence among female healthcare workers in Australia has found that almost half of them (45 per cent) have experienced family violence, including one in nine who had experienced abuse and violence by a partner during the previous 12 months.

New research reveals almost one in five (18.9 per cent) Australians report chemical sensitivity, with more than one-third (6.5 per cent) medically diagnosed with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities (MCS), suffering health problems from exposure to common chemical products.

A pilot study is investigating a sharp increase in the number of Australian girls, some as young as 11, seeking cosmetic surgery on their genitals.

Russian Blue cat Rex has been given a life-saving blood transfusion from a greyhound called Alice, who is normally not a friend of cats.

University of Melbourne scientists have set a world record in simulating quantum power on a classical computer, demonstrating more quantum data crunching than any of the existing quantum computer prototypes.

Images of an Australasian cockatoo have been discovered in a manuscript dating from 13th century Sicily, now held in the Vatican library.

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