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Research uses heat to predict species most threatened by climate change

Climate change is a threat to all species, but which species will be under the greatest threat?

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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.

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Monash researchers find piece in inflammatory disease puzzle

Inflammation is the process by which the body responds to injury or infection but when this process becomes out of control it can cause disease.

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Monash University researchers uncover new Gravitational Waves characteristics

Monash University researchers have identified a new concept – ‘orphan memory’ - which changes the current thinking around gravitational waves.

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Three Monash academics elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science

Three Monash University researchers have today been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science, it was announced today.

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Unborn rays traumatised when their mothers are captured: world-first study finds

The stress of unintentional fishing capture has a detrimental impact not only on pregnant rays, but also their unborn offspring, research that is the first of its kind in the world has found.

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Bacteria in our stomachs tells our brains what to eat: study finds

International research involving a Monash University biologist has shown that gut bacteria ‘speaks’ to the brain to control food choices.

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Humans affected by species on the move

A new international study involving a Monash terrestrial ecologist and invertebrate physiologist has highlighted how humans are being affected by climate-driven changes in the distribution of land, marine and freshwater species around the world.

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