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New discovery challenges long-held evolutionary theory

Monash scientists involved in one of the world’s longest evolution experiments have debunked an established theory with a study that provides a ‘high-resolution’ view of the molecular details of adaptation.

Science
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The common and simple liverwort provides new insights into plant evolution

For most people, the simple liverwort, a moss-like shrub, is a common garden pest. But for Professor John Bowman from the Monash School of Biological Sciences, the liverwort could hold the key to how plants evolved.

Science

New genetic analysis approach could improve diagnosis for mitochondrial disease

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the Monash University, has shown a new approach to genetic analysis could greatly improve diagnostic rates for children with baffling and often fatal mitochondrial diseases.

Medicine & health

Breaking the genetic resistance of lung cancer and melanoma – major step in treating some of the hardest to kill cancers

Researchers from Monash University and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have discovered why some cancers are able to quickly develop deadly resistance to targeted therapies.

Medicine & health
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Discovery of why emus are grounded takes flight

Researchers from Monash University’s Biomedicine Discovery Institute have helped solve the mystery of how emus became flightless, identifying a gene involved in the development and evolution of bird wings.

Medicine & health

Pioneering Monash research gets ARC funding boost

The latest Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships and Industrial Transformation Research Hubs awarded to Monash University will ensure the University remains at the forefront of pioneering research that will make a difference to the

Research

Monash secures over AUD $2 million for industry Linkage Projects

Monash University’s innovative, world-leading research and its strong engagement with industry have helped secure significant funding in the latest Australian Research Council (ARC) grants for Linkage Projects.

Industry & partnerships
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New Israel-Australia research centre involving Monash established by visionary philanthropist Sami Sagol

A major research collaboration between the new Department of Diabetes at Monash University and the newly established Sagol Center for Epigenetics of Metabolism and Aging atTel Aviv Medical Center was announced today in Israel (28 May 2017). This

Medicine & health