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University of Melbourne researchers have developed a way to quantify the cost of maintaining a secure water supply, allowing authorities to better plan for the future and avoid costly responses to low water levels.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and Museums Victoria have CT scanned all 13 known Tasmanian tiger joey specimens to create 3D digital models, allowing them to study their skeletons and internal organs, and reconstruct their growth and development.

Feeding dogs raw chicken meat, particularly chicken necks, has been linked to a rare but potentially fatal type of canine paralysis. 

The University of Melbourne, as part of a consortium led by Telstra, has entered into a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) covering the first stage of the Murra Warra Wind Farm owned by renewable energy project developer RES and Macquarie Capital.

The Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital has been purchased by the University of Melbourne to enhance the clinical experience in equine medicine, surgery and reproduction for students completing the internationally recognised Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

The University of Melbourne has joined as an initial member of the newly formed IBM Q Network, a collaboration of leading Fortune 500 companies, academic institutions and national research labs working directly with IBM to explore quantum applications for business and science.

The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Exciton Science was launched today, forming a new international research hub dedicated to the discovery of new ways to source and use energy from light.

The Tasmanian tiger genome has been sequenced, making it one of the most complete genetic blueprints for an extinct species.

International radiopharmaceutical company Clarity has licensed technology developed at the University of Melbourne for imaging and treating prostate cancer.

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