Latest University of Melbourne Stories

2011-07-01 13:24:06

Researchers can now see objects more precisely and faster at the nanoscale due to utilising the full color spectrum of synchrotron light, opening the way for faster 3D nanoimaging.

2011-06-30 17:47:41

A new low-cost snake antivenom could empower countries such as Papua New Guinea to produce their own antivenoms, putting an end to chronic antivenom shortages and unnecessary deaths.

2011-06-14 13:36:14

A team of Melbourne scientists has discovered a new type of cell in the immune system.

2011-06-02 16:17:02

New research into drag reduction has the potential to help industries such shipping to reduce energy use and carbon emissions.

2011-05-31 09:01:09

Decorative white silk crosses are an ingenious tactic used by orb-weaving spiders to protect their webs from damage, a new study from the University of Melbourne has revealed.

2011-05-13 11:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO and MELBOURNE, Australia, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the University of Melbourne's Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES), Australia's leading broadband research institute and test-bed, announced a partnership with Google, Inc.

2011-05-06 14:31:06

Latest insights into immunity to HIV could help to develop a vaccine to build antibodies’ defences against the disease, a University of Melbourne study has found.

2011-05-05 23:55:01

Scientists from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute and the University of Melbourne have used innovative new technologies to identify the gene responsible for a rare but fatal hereditary brain disorder.

2011-05-02 05:45:00

Male doctors are four times more likely to be disciplined for misconduct than female medics.

2011-03-24 05:00:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adeona Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: AEN), a developer of innovative medicines for serious central nervous system diseases, announced today that Ashley I. Bush, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the Company's Scientific Advisory Board. Dr.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.