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Monash researchers involved in third detection of gravitational waves, opening new window into astronomy

Monash researchers are proud to be part of the recent third detection of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), which opens a new window in astronomy.

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Monash University experts available – World Environment Day 5 June

The following Monash University experts are available for comment on subjects relating to World Environment Day 5 June 2017

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Mercury emissions in Southeast Asian waters threaten Australian birds: study finds

Australian bred Frigatebirds that migrate to Southeast Asian waters risk unacceptable levels of mercury contamination, according to a study led by a Monash University biologist.

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Research uses heat to predict species most threatened by climate change

Climate change is a threat to all species, but which species will be under the greatest threat?

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Pregnant rays and babies pay a price after ‘catch and release’ from fishing trawlers

Rays are among the species most vulnerable to overfishing and are often caught incidentally in commercial trawlers and released as unwanted bycatch.

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Monash researchers find piece in inflammatory disease puzzle

Inflammation is the process by which the body responds to injury or infection but when this process becomes out of control it can cause disease.

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Monash University researchers uncover new Gravitational Waves characteristics

Monash University researchers have identified a new concept – ‘orphan memory’ - which changes the current thinking around gravitational waves.

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Three Monash academics elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science

Three Monash University researchers have today been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, it was announced today.

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