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  1. Little Mermaid’s umbrella turns up in the Andamans

    By Hasathi Bhagavatula, B.Sc Blended, Class of 2022   A biology enthusiast named Felix was vacationing in the Andaman Islands of India, when he accidentally spotted …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/12/10/little-mermaids-umbrella-turns-up-in-the-andamans

  2. In vitro meat, the guilt-free alternative for meat lovers

    By Camila Alfonso, Class of 2020.   Animal welfare, greenhouse gas emissions and health concerns. These are some of the reasons people are choosing to become …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/12/03/in-vitro-meat-the-guilt-free-alternative-for-meat-lovers

  3. Cheese? Yes please!

    Blocks of various cheese types

    By Kirsten Lee, Class of 2020. Cheese, glorious cheese. The melting, oozing, creamy goodness, loved the world over. Unfortunately for those who struggle with lactose intolerance, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/11/29/cheese-yes-please

  4. Does time really exist?

    Clock disintegrating

    By Madeleine Hedin, Class of 2020.   Over the last 18 months or so (aka in lockdown), you’ve no doubt, at some point, had a little …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/11/19/does-time-really-exist

  5. Total, Utter CHAOS

    Abstract concept of atom and quantum waves illustrated with fractal elements

    By Isobel Abell, Class of 2020.   Bourke Street on Christmas Eve. Eight dogs in a small room after you say “Walkies!” The state of online …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/11/14/total-utter-chaos

  6. Dude, where’s my attention span?

    Woman concentrating with notebook and laptop computer

    By Eilish Roberts, Class of 2019. Am I the only one who feels like my attention span is becoming shorter than a matchstick? I used to …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/11/05/dude-wheres-my-attention-span-2

  7. The science and power of first impressions

    By Janine Jaramillo, Class of 2020. “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” – Will Rogers At some point in our lives, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/10/22/the-science-and-power-of-first-impressions

  8. The Science of Ghost-Busting

    Ghost

    By Cat Thomson, Class of 2020. Image courtesy of Lennart Wittstock via Pexels It’s now October which means that Halloween and the spooky season is just …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/10/15/the-science-of-ghost-busting

  9. Silent but deadly – farts explained

    By Sophia Giarrusso, Class of 2020.   I’ve been wracking my brains the past week trying to think of an interesting topic to write about. A …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/10/09/silent-but-deadly-farts-explained-2

  10. Susceptibilis: the land of complete susceptibility 

    Island in the middle of the ocean

    By Ekmini Ramanayaka Pathirannehelage, Class of 2020.   Imagine that in the middle of the Pacific Ocean there is an island called ‘Susceptibilis’. It has a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/10/01/susceptibilis-the-land-of-complete-susceptibility

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