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Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?
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Molecular mozzarella: What makes mozzarella stretchy?

The secrets of mozzarella cheese are being unravelled by Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD student Anita Pax.

Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease
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Melbourne researchers create hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease

Melbourne researchers are creating hope for sufferers of inflammatory bowel diseases, one of the damaging side effects of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Robotics and the reality of science fiction
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Robotics and the reality of science fiction

Dr Denny Oetomo’s latest work has focused on exploring the use of robotics to improve the recovery of upper limb use following nervous system injuries such as strokes.

Australia first for reconstructive surgery uses a 3D-printed jaw implant
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Australia first for reconstructive surgery uses a 3D-printed jaw implant

In an Australian-first surgical procedure, engineers from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne along with Epworth Freemasons’ Oral & Maxillofacial surgeon George Dimitroulis, have corrected a young man’s rare congenital jaw deformity.

A new space race is on to bring the internet to the whole world
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A new space race is on to bring the internet to the whole world

Professor Thas Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering describes how the race is on to get billions of people connected to the internet via a global network of satellites.

Truth and Nail
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Truth and Nail

University of Melbourne pollutants expert Professor Anne Steinemann reveals the dark side of the beauty industry in an interview with The Project, pointing to the “toxic trio” of chemicals commonly found in nail products.