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  1. Do we control our genes or do our genes control us?

    Our genetics provide the blueprint for all the proteins in our body. Genetics are the ultimate controller of the factors that make us uniquely human and …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/12/18/do-we-control-our-genes-or-do-our-genes-control-us

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. 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

  9. 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

  10. Lose weight by gaining fat – WTF???

    Measuring tape wrapped around a fork

    By Wayne Du, Class of 2020.   Before COVID19 hit Melbourne resulting in our countless number of lockdowns, I had so many good habits, including a …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/science-communication/2021/09/24/lose-weight-by-gaining-fat-wtf

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