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March 26, 2012

If we observe the behavior of a single ant in minute detail, does this lead us to understanding the anthill?

March 26, 2012

Contemporary movers and shakers are traversing the art/science boundary to explore the issues bringing these two widely misunderstood disciplines closer together.

March 26, 2012

Semmelweis published his findings, but was met with hostility from the scientific community, who were very secure in their belief that disease was caused by ‘ill humours’.

March 26, 2012

Science doesn’t kill people, people kill people. At least, that’s what the scientists at the heart of the H5N1 controversy are claiming.

March 26, 2012

“Eureka!” shouts Archimedes, leaping from the bath… This is the story we tell ourselves about science. Now, it may be due an update.

March 26, 2012

Are you worried about gobbling down that pill you found on the Sandwiches bathroom floor? Ever wonder what’s going on inside your brain while you’re melting face?

March 26, 2012

Imagine if vicbooks made one cup of coffee, diluted it into one hundred different cups then acted surprised when tired students complained that their flat whites just weren’t perking them up as usual.

March 26, 2012

You probably have an opinion about nuclear energy. You likely either consider climate change an existential threat to our society, or an overblown hoax.

March 26, 2012

Some of Victoria University’s science gurus offer a selection of the latest developments from the world of science.