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Federal election 2019: New research reveals how young Australians will decide who gets their vote

Many of them are voting for the first time in the upcoming federal election, but they're not the homogeneous group we often assume them to be.

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Metaphors be with you: what Reagan’s Star Wars tells us about Trump’s wall

President Trump’s proposed wall on the US-Mexico border is more symbol than substance – just like Reagan's Star Wars program.

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Type 2 diabetes: is it what you eat, or how much?

While the disease is on the rise, it's preventable – that includes not only considering how much we eat, but the kind of foods we consume.

Lens

Scientists link fibre in diet to flu protection

A diet rich in fibre improves intestinal health and reduces inflammation in the gut. It may also protect against the flu.

Research

Bacterial viruses found to interact with human cells, study finds

International research co-authored by a Monash biologist has shown for the first time that bacterial viruses (bacteriophages) directly interact with the cells of the human body.

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Monash cultivates four Tall Poppies

In recognition of their scientific and intellectual excellence, Monash University researchers have taken out four of the ten Victorian Tall Poppy Awards for 2017.

Medicine & health
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Monash University signs licensing deal for novel drug delivery technology

The Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (MIPS) at Monash University today announced the licensing of a lymphatic drug targeting technology platform to clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company PureTech Health plc (PureTech Health).

Medicine & health
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Excessive Exercise Damages the Gut

A Monash University review of published studies has found that people who exercise excessively may be prone to acute or chronic gut issues.

Medicine & health