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Monash projects awarded $2.6 million to detect and prevent dementia

Identifying middle-aged people at risk of developing dementia, and finding ways to prevent or delay its onset, is the aim of a new Monash University trial about to get underway.

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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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Women's memory stimulated by educational, employment opportunities

Women in countries where there is higher educational participation can better recall and reconstruct significant memories in their lives – and outperform men in this area.

Medicine & health
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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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Experts available over the Festive season

Monash University has several experts available for comment on a range of topics relating to the festive season, politics and security; bushfires road safety, gambling and more.

University news

Festive nostalgia leaves no scone unturned

Monash University researchers are attempting to understand how the combination of nostalgia and social interaction leads to poor food choices such as cake and sweets - especially during the Christmas season.

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The Brexit mess could lead to a break-up of a no longer United Kingdom

As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and Scotland.

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Visual snow: It's like seeing life through a static TV screen

People who suffer from visual snow syndrome don’t see crisp, clear images; they see them with tiny fuzzy dots in constant motion, like a badly-tuned TV set.

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Technology in housing: innovation, evaluation and real-life experience

Improving house design through technology is a major step in assisting those with disabilities to live independently.

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