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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

Low birth weight and future heart problems: early clues in the newborn period

A Monash University led study has revealed early clues to identifying which low-weight new born babies are at risk of developing future heart problems, opening the way to better monitoring and treatment.

Medicine & health
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Study clears way to growing replacement body organs

A discovery involving Monash University scientists promises to pave the way to producing replacement organs for damaged hearts, kidneys and bowels, using patients’ own stem cells.

Medicine & health
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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. Science

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Antidepressants – a death trap for our fish

While antidepressants may keep humans happy they are detrimental to our fish population, according to new international research led by Monash University biologists.

Science
Dr Han Ming Gan, Mun Hua Tan and Professor Christopher M. Austin have successfully sequenced the genome of the Asian arowana.

First Malaysian fish genome sequenced

A research group from Monash Malaysia has successfully sequenced the genome of a Malaysian fish: the Asian arowana. The freshwater fish is the first Malaysian fish genome to be sequenced....

Dr Han Ming Gan, Mun Hua Tan and Professor Christopher M. Austin have successfully sequenced the genome of the Asian arowana.

First Malaysian fish genome sequenced

A research group from Monash Malaysia has successfully sequenced the genome of a Malaysian fish: the Asian arowana. The freshwater fish is the first Malaysian fish genome to be sequenced....

Launching a book on Sustainable Fisheries Management for Indonesia in Port Lincoln South Australia. Dr Paul McShane (Monash) and Mr Robert McKelleher Leader Australia Awards and Scholarships Indonesia (DFAT).

Teaching a country to fish sustainably

The Monash Sustainability Institute (MSI) is playing a crucial role in Indonesia’s fishing industries as the Indonesian government embarks on an ambitious capacity-building program of sustainable economic development. Twenty-five managers...