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New research suggests Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure impedes both the development and metabolism of an embryo, drawing a link between BPA and later-life obesity.

Animal welfare policy has had a big boost to its evidence base, with two South Australian research partners joining the Animal Welfare Science Centre (AWSC) to make the Centre one of the world’s largest animal welfare focused research groups.

Acclaimed virologist and academic Professor John Fazakerley has today commenced his role as Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne.

In a double first, the world-renowned Performance Studies International (PSi) conference is headed to Australia and opening its doors to the public. 

The latest comprehensive analysis of national plans to address climate change after 2020 shows the world will not reach its target of keeping warming to below 2C off pre-industrial levels.

World leaders in the mathematical sciences are visiting Melbourne for a series of research programs at Australia’s first international research institute for mathematics and statistics.

A team of researchers has identified genes that allow some algae living in corals to tolerate higher ocean temperatures than others.

Scientists have identified new steps in the way plants produce cellulose, the component of plant cell walls that provides strength, and forms insoluble fibre in the human diet.

Scientists can now identify the exact location of a single atom in a silicon crystal, a discovery that is key to greater accuracy in the operation of tomorrow's silicon-based quantum computers.

A changing climate means that by 2070 koalas may no longer call large parts of inland Australia home, researchers have found. 

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