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Koos control: The man who made the Apollo 11 Moon landing possible

Ultimately, the most famous step in history may never have been taken if it wasn’t for a mission simulation 15 days earlier.

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automated cars

Autonomous cars are the future of transport? Don't believe the hype

Don't believe the hype when it comes to reports that driverless cars are the answer to our traffic problems.

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tarantula

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.

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Australian laureate fellowships for two Monash researchers

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has today awarded highly prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships to two Monash University researchers.

Research

Sex, man flu and the water flea

There's a lot we can learn about ourselves from this tiny crustacean, including why men might well be more susceptible to the flu.

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Low birth weight and future heart problems: early clues in the newborn period

A Monash University led study has revealed early clues to identifying which low-weight new born babies are at risk of developing future heart problems, opening the way to better monitoring and treatment.

Medicine & health
World Environ Day

Monash University experts available – World Environment Day 5 June

The following Monash University experts are available for comment on subjects relating to World Environment Day 5 June 2017

Science
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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?

Science
Fly diet

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.

Science