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Professor Andrew Holmes, a pioneer in organic electronics, has today become the Australian Academy of Science’s new President.

Robotic warfare, cyber warfare and other new battlefield technologies need to be carefully scrutinised by the international community before it is too late, said Vincent Bernard from the International Committee of the Red Cross, while on a visit to the Melbourne Law School.

Charging up an electric car can put as much strain on the energy grid as a small family home. So how can we embrace this new technology while keeping an eye on sustainability?

Koalas can become stressed by noisy and up-close encounters with human visitors, a University of Melbourne study has determined.

The levels of Co2 forecast for 2050 has been shown to deplete the nutritional quality of major food crops, an international research team featuring academics from the University of Melbourne has determined.

Surrounding odours can affect the ability of ants to distinguish friend from foe, a new University of Melbourne study has found. 

Highly regarded environmentalist, Don Henry has been appointed as a Public Policy Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

Professor Kate Auty, the former Victorian Government Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability has been appointed as a 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne.

A new international study has published the most comprehensive Southern Hemisphere reconstruction of past climate records, revealing a clearer climate picture of the globe’s temperature history than ever before.

The rights of police to secretly collect suspects' discarded DNA material remains dangerously unregulated in Australia, a University of Melbourne analysis has determined.

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