Global temperatures could break through the 1.5°C barrier negotiated at the Paris conference as early as 2026 if a slow-moving, natural climate driver known as the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation (IPO) has, as suspected, moved into a positive phase.
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.
Human rights and international law expert Professor Hilary Charlesworth, says that Australia's appointment to the UN Human Rights Council gives the country an opportunity to examine its own human rights record.