DNA fingerprinting has revealed how the malaria parasite shuffles genes to create different strains and hide from our immune system. This trick allows the parasite to remain undetected and re-infect the same people, much like the flu.
The University of Melbourne’s Burnley campus is renowned for teaching and research programs in environmental and ornamental horticulture. Burnley remains a vital part of the University’s plan for horticultural studies.
Hydrogen has been found on the Saturnian moon, Enceladus suggesting the presence of hydrothermal vents. These sources of water and energy are critical components for life on Earth so what does this mean for Enceladus?
Years of meticulous observing have resulted in a cosmic discovery that comes from an era dating back 13.1 billion years, giving scientists a detailed glimpse of what may have happened just a few hundred million years after the Big Bang.
The University of Melbourne has announced its founding partnership of the Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community of Australia (Climate-KIC Australia), a public-private innovation partnership designed to facilitate economic solutions for climate mitigation and adaptation.
What would a low carbon future for Australia’s major southern cities look like? How could places like Melbourne and Sydney and be transformed by 2040 to achieve an 80 percent reduction in carbon emissions and better deal with climate change and extreme weather events?
If a heat wave hit Melbourne and the power blacked out, most of the city’s apartment buildings would simply bake as air conditioners failed and indoor temperatures exceeded international health standards, according to a new study by the University of Melbourne.