University of Melbourne

Early exposure could prevent egg allergy in babies

(PhysOrg.com) -- Parents who delay giving their babies allergenic foods could be doing more harm than good, with a new Australian study showing the rate of egg allergy significantly increases among toddlers who are introduced ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Health
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Printable solar cells within reach?

Victorian researchers have welcomed a $5 million grant from the State Government to help commercialise their revolutionary technology that uses printable light-sensitive ink to convert sunlight into energy, potentially opening ...

dateSep 30, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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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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