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  1. Out of this world: Finding exoplanets

    By Trish Koh, Class of 2016 First direct image of an exoplanet (lower left red spot) orbiting its star (centre blue spot). Credit: European Southern Observatory via …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/05/05/out-of-this-world-finding-exoplanets

  2. Why do we fear spiders? More importantly, should we?

    By Caitlin Selleck, Class of 2016 Many people can’t stand spiders, and put it down to their hairy bodies, their many legs, or the way they …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/04/28/160

  3. Getting Handy with Sign Language

    By Sabrina Lewis, Class of 2016 Auslan (Australian Sign Language) is the language used across Australia, primarily by deaf individuals and their family members. During the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/04/21/getting-handy-with-sign-language

  4. 12 years is a long time to wait to be able to chew properly

    By Adrian D’Alessandro, Class of 2016 Last Thursday I entered the final phase of a 12 year journey. It involved a medieval torture device, metal all …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/04/14/12-years-is-a-long-time-to-wait-to-be-able-to-chew-properly

  5. Pigeons know the difference between good and bad art

    By Leslie Ng, Class of 2016 (Pigeon image credit Hybrid via Unsplash)   It’s a lovely day for a stroll in the art gallery. You find …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/04/07/pigeons-know-the-difference-between-good-and-bad-art

  6. The chickens that stand guard

    By Jasmine McBain-Miller, Class of 2016   (Chicken image credit Stephen Mierendorrf via Unsplash)   They are our avian defenders. Our silent watchers of disease spread. They warn …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/03/31/the-chickens-that-stand-guard

  7. 10 things that animals can teach you about flirting

    By Ebony Ciarrocchi, Class of 2016 Welcome to the world of animal courtship. Things can get pretty brutal out there in the wilderness, so to score …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/03/24/10-things-that-animals-can-teach-you-about-flirting

  8. Oldest picture in the Universe: the Cosmic Microwave Background

    By Adam Grodeck Sometimes a bit of nostalgia is a welcome distraction from the dreary drag of life. I often find myself flicking through old photo …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/03/17/oldest-picture-in-the-universe-the-cosmic-microwave-background

  9. Geoengineering: the only way to beat climate change, or is it too good to be true?

    By Sakib Kazi, Class of 2016 When it comes to climate change, humanity’s response has been one failure after another. We were late in realising it …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/03/10/geoengineering-the-only-way-to-beat-climate-change-or-is-it-too-good-to-be-true

  10. This is a blog post about memes. I’m not even going to try and hide it.

    By Kate Trewin, Class of 2016 Everyone in the world loves a good meme, and everyone’s ideas on what a good meme are vary widely, but …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/03/03/this-is-a-blog-post-about-memes-im-not-even-going-to-try-and-hide-it

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