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New Peruvian whale fossil discovery sheds light on whale lineages

A new study led by a Monash biologist has provided fresh information on the origin of one of the major baleen whale lineages, which helps to connect living whales with their deep evolutionary past.

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3D Supernova simulations reveal mysteries of dying stars

An international team of researchers led by a Monash astronomer has created the longest consistent 3D model of a neutrino-driven supernova explosion to date, helping scientists to better understand the violent deaths of massive stars.

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Monash scientists develop new technique for measuring atomic order in glass

Researchers have identified and demonstrated a new method to measure local order in glass - a challenging class of material.

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New research on whales’ teeth shows they were ferocious predators

International research involving Monash biologists has provided new insights into how the feeding habits of the whale – the biggest animal – have evolved.

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Researchers tackle methane emissions with gas-guzzling bacteria

An international research team co-led by a Monash biologist has shown that methane-oxidising bacteria – key organisms responsible for greenhouse gas mitigation – are more flexible and resilient than previously thought.

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Monash launches $3 million incubator facility to drive food industry innovation

Monash University has launched a $3 million incubation facility as part of its Food Innovation Centre.

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Monash helps address superbug resistance with Phage therapy

International research involving a Monash biologist shows that bacteriophage therapy – a process whereby bacterial viruses attack and destroy specific strains of bacteria - can be used successfully to treat systemic, multidrug resistant bacterial

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