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Working day less than a hoot for 'night owls'

Those who go to bed late and then get up later have significantly lower functional connectivity in the brain, slower reaction times, and may struggle with a standard 9-5 work day compared to ‘early risers’.

Medicine & health

Blood vessels like a 70 year old: Scientists find cause of fetal growth restriction

Around 5% of babies born in Australia are just a third of the size they should be and suffer lifelong health complications as part of a condition known as fetal growth restriction (FGR).

Medicine & health

Controlling cell behaviour – how a worm model provides a key

Monash researchers have discovered a mechanism regulating WNT - a crucial protein that controls cell behaviour.

Medicine & health

Monash University receives funding from Janssen in global health to help save mothers’ lives

Monash University today announced that it will receive funding from Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to fund a series of scientific experiments to be undertaken by Monash University

Medicine & health

World-first secure blockchain with good reputation

Monash University researchers are part of an international team that has developed a world-first blockchain system that can successfully defend malicious activity by attackers.

Engineering & technology

Science and engineering child's play, but vital for Australia's future

Professor Marilyn Fleer will lead Australia's largest study into play-based education, designed to develop the next generation of STEM minds.

Learning & teaching

Australia's not so paw-fect energy future

Australia’s trend towards “humanising” their pets has the potential to impact energy demands and usage between now and 2050, researchers at Monash University have found.

Engineering & technology

A fine line between pleasure and weight gain

Monash University research shows that the size of your brain's pleasure sensors could contribute to obesity later in life.

Science