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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.


Mining engineering graduates in short supply

Despite the shrinking pool of mining engineering graduates, the industry is crying out for new talent.


Monash Earth Scientists involved in discovery of a new mineral

In the harshest of environments in far-east Russia, Monash scientists have played a leading role in the discovery of a new mineral, which could revolutionise the future of the mining industry.


Seeing the coloured light: bee brains open way for better cameras

New research into the way that honeybees see colour could pave the way for more accurate cameras in phones, drones and robots.

Gov's oil and gas tax

Government’s oil and gas tax response will leave regional communities at a loss

Falling revenues from petroleum mining, that spurred a review of the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT), have hit regional communities hard and these same communities aren’t likely to get any relief from the government response.

Complimentary medicine

Dodgy claims for complementary medicines? Here’s how the drug watchdog could have more bite

Complementary medicine suppliers are getting away with breaching advertising requirements because Australia’s medicines regulatory authority has no bite, new data confirms.

Medicine & health
Amanda Vincent

Amanda Vincent receives highest award for research into premature menopause and bone health

Monash University’s Associate Professor Amanda Vincent received the highly competitive Osteoporosis Australia / Amgen Research Award at the joint Annual Scientific Meetings of the Endocrine Society of Australia, the Society for Reproductive

Medicine & health
supplementary medicine

Which supplements work? New labels may help separate the wheat from the chaff

New proposals from Australia’s drug regulator should give you a better idea if your complementary medicines do what they say on the packet.

Medicine & health
L-R: The Hon Tony Smith MP, Professor Xinhua Wu and Monash President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Margaret Gardner.

Research and industry unite to revitalise Australian manufacturing

A $9 million research and development hub with the potential to boost Australian manufacturing by optimising 3D printing opened in Melbourne today. Jointly funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC)...

Engineering & technology