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Where do pipis go when they are left alone on the beach? They spend most of their time just living under the sand, right? Or maybe not. 

Pet owners are reminded to take special care of their animal friends during the festive season, and hot summer holidays.

 

The future of women in science is stronger today after funding was announced for one of Australia’s most prestigious awards – the Nancy Millis Medal.

A bid to improve near-zero survival rates for pancreatic cancer will receive a boost with the creation of Australia’s first pancreatic cancer ‘organoids bank’, enabling researchers to bring down the time it takes to find individualised chemotherapy treatment within weeks rather than months.

Artists and scientists are invited to participate in Science Gallery Melbourne's innaugural exhibition, co-programmed with Science Gallery London.

The University of Melbourne proudly welcomes the announcement today by the Hon. Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, of the appointment of Carlton Connect Initiative Project Director, Dr Charles Day to the position of CEO of the Office of Innovation and Science Australia (OISA).

The University of Melbourne has received Australian Research Council grants totalling more than $44 million for projects including understanding the environmental impact of fire before the arrival of Europeans, antibiotic resistance in soil, and how bacteria affects gut function. 

Melbourne’s busiest day is Thursday, Sydneysiders are hardest at it on a Friday while Sunday commonly appears to be a day of rest, according to a new analysis of city temperatures.

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