University of Melbourne

How do we talk about our town?

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a mobile phone game that will help ensure computers better understand the way we talk about our towns.

dateAug 16, 2010 in Software
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Scientists tap into Antarctic octopus venom

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have collected venom from octopuses in Antarctica for the first time, significantly advancing our understanding of the properties of venom as a potential resource for drug-development.

dateJul 21, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Big science future for Australia

Australia could soon benefit from highly sensitive coloured x-ray imaging and powerful new tools to reveal the structure of materials in unprecedented detail and provide major advances in medicine and technology.

dateJul 13, 2010 in Other
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The complex lives of bubbles revealed

(PhysOrg.com) -- The mystery surrounding what happens when bubbles collide has finally been busted. And knowing how bubbles bounce apart and fuse together could improve the quality of ice-cream and champagne as well as increase ...

dateJun 03, 2010 in Soft Matter
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