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Earth to Mars: Monash team takes on world's best in rover challenge

Monash University's Nova Rover team will take on the world's best as the only Australian team at the 2019 University Rover Challenge in Utah, USA.

Engineering & technology

Trippy tech explores brain power under LSD

Monash University researchers have used computer technology to explore how the brain processes information when under the influence of LSD.

Science
scientist-compressed

Busting the gender stereotype of what a scientist 'looks like'

Times have changed, but the gendered stereotype that scientists are predominantly serious, professional, white men is one that persists.

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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

Rainfall and temperature predict bird colouration, study finds

An international study led by a Monash University ornithologist has found variation in rainfall and temperature can affect the colours of birds.

Science

Ocean and wind changes cause Antarctic sea ice drop to record low

Warmer ocean temperatures and unusual wind patterns have contributed to a record decline of sea ice levels in Antarctica, Monash research has found.

Science

Active sleep is more than just counting sheep

New research by neuroscientists at Monash University shows that the sleeping brain has the capacity to encode important pieces of information - even though the body is resting.

Science

Technology helps turn-off unhealthy food urges

A simple tilt of a smartphone could be the key to improving healthy food choices, reducing weight and delivering new treatment options for chronic obesity, new research by Monash University shows.

Science
consciouscompressed

Understanding consciousness in the human brain

An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.

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