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Monash journalism students set benchmark, winning six Ossie Awards

Monash University students have set the benchmark in national journalism awards after winning six categories and four high commendations in the 2018 Ossie Awards.

Arts & culture
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Disgusting or delicious? The case for rethinking food choices

Anyone for rotten shark? Fried tarantula? When it comes to food choices, one person's disgusting is another's delicacy.

Lens
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Nuclear technology unlocks 50-million-year-old time capsules

A scientific analysis of fossilised tree resin has caused a rethink of Australia’s prehistoric ecosystem, and could pave the way to recovering more preserved palaeobiological artefacts from the time of dinosaurs or prehistoric mammals.

Science

Early global greenhouse event gave rise to fire-adapted trees

Conifers that were living at the South Pole show an extreme adaptation to forest fires. Until now, the origin of this ability has been unknown from the fossil record.

Science
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Campus vending machines deliver healthy snack choice

Students and staff can grab a healthy snack or drink, following the introduction of new vending machines offering healthy food choices across Monash University campuses.

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