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Scientists a step closer to fighting malaria with world-first diagnostic tool

Monash University scientists Associate Professor Bayden Wood and Dr David Perez-Guaita will venture into remote rural areas of Papua New Guinea (PNG) in coming weeks to test a revolutionary new diagnostic tool in the fight against malaria.

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Voice of chemistry heralds Monash researcher

A leading researcher from the School of Chemistry has today been recognised with a prestigious award for his outstanding work. Associate Professor Bayden Wood was announced by the Royal Australian...

Bayden Wood

Voice of chemistry heralds Monash researcher

A leading researcher from the School of Chemistry has today been recognised with a prestigious award for his outstanding work. Associate Professor Bayden Wood was announced by the Royal Australian...

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Malaria under the microscope

The battle against malaria takes place on many fronts: from finding new drugs to finding new targets for drugs, to finding better ways to diagnose the infection. In an article...

Photo: World Health Organisation

Malaria under the microscope

The battle against malaria takes place on many fronts: from finding new drugs to finding new targets for drugs, to finding better ways to diagnose the infection. In an article...

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Anti-tank missile detector joins the fight against malaria

State-of-the-art military hardware could soon fight malaria, one of the most deadly diseases on the planet. Researchers at Monash University and the University of Melbourne have used an anti-tank Javelin...

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Anti-tank missile detector joins the fight against malaria

State-of-the-art military hardware could soon fight malaria, one of the most deadly diseases on the planet. Researchers at Monash University and the University of Melbourne have used an anti-tank Javelin...

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‘Clever’ DNA may help bacteria survive

Scientists have discovered that bacteria can reshape their DNA to survive dehydration. The research, published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society Interface, shows that bacterial DNA can...