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Monash research team trialling virtual reality to help children during medical procedures

Monash University and Monash Children’s Hospital researchers are conducting the world’s largest study of virtual reality headsets to improve the experience of children undergoing needle procedures.

Medicine & health
Matt McCurry

Crocodiles and dolphins evolved similar skulls to catch the same prey: study finds

A new study involving biologists from Monash University Australia has found that despite their very different ancestors, dolphins and crocodiles evolved similarly-shaped skulls to feed on similar prey.

Science
Photo: Ben Wellings

Fossil reveals the origin of dolphin hearing and communication

Scientists have known for decades that modern-day dolphins are some of the most intelligent and social animals on earth. Demonstrating complex behaviour and communication dolphins remind us of ourselves while...

Photo: Ben Wellings

Fossil reveals the origin of dolphin hearing and communication

Scientists have known for decades that modern-day dolphins are some of the most intelligent and social animals on earth. Demonstrating complex behaviour and communication dolphins remind us of ourselves while...

dolphin

Small isolated populations pose a threat to new dolphin species

Victoria’s iconic new dolphin species, the Burrunan dolphin, is at risk due to its small and isolated populations, according to the first study investigating the dolphin’s population using DNA. Researchers...

dolphin

Small isolated populations pose a threat to new dolphin species

Victoria’s iconic new dolphin species, the Burrunan dolphin, is at risk due to its small and isolated populations, according to the first study investigating the dolphin’s population using DNA. Researchers...

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Researcher discovers new dolphin species in Victoria

They’re one of the most intelligent marine mammals, well known for their inquisitive and playful nature and now, following an amazing discovery by a Monash University researcher, Victoria’s dolphins have...

Research
dolphin flip

Researcher discovers new dolphin species in Victoria

They’re one of the most intelligent marine mammals, well known for their inquisitive and playful nature and now, following an amazing discovery by a Monash University researcher, Victoria’s dolphins have...

Research