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The evolution of mothers and babies in our earliest ancestors

A new study reveals the lives of human ancestors who died millions of years ago.

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Harnessing the power of t-cells could shield against influenza

​One of the Holy Grails for flu researchers has been to create a vaccine that stimulates T cells – cells in the immune system that can trigger long lasting immunity. But the tricky part has been working out just how to make this happen

Medicine & health

GSK puts Monash researcher on Discovery Fast Track

Researchers who have identified potential targets for new medicines for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) and the autoimmune disease, lupus, have been announced as the two Australian winners of the GSK Discovery Fast Track Challenge.

University news

Controlling cell behaviour – how a worm model provides a key

Monash researchers have discovered a mechanism regulating WNT - a crucial protein that controls cell behaviour.

Medicine & health
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Creating order from disorder: uncovering the origins of protein evolution

There is no life without enzymes. But how did the evolution of these complex molecules get going more than three billion years ago? We describe a new mechanism that may help to understand how order is created from disorder, and the starting points

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Clues to the link between obesity and liver cancer

New research from a team led by Professor Tony Tiganis, from the  Medicine & health

Monash University news

Keeping our aged citizens safe from ‘superbug’ attacks

Failing to contain ‘superbugs’ across nursing homes can have serious consequences, with the elderly highly vulnerable to deadly illness. A new national trial aiming to address this major health problem has received $2.3 million in

Medicine & health

Monash tops Australian universities for Future Fellowship grants

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced Monash University as the recipient of 13 acclaimed Future Fellowships worth more than $11 million.

Research