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Rainfall and temperature predict bird colouration, study finds

An international study led by a Monash University ornithologist has found variation in rainfall and temperature can affect the colours of birds.

Science

Ocean and wind changes cause Antarctic sea ice drop to record low

Warmer ocean temperatures and unusual wind patterns have contributed to a record decline of sea ice levels in Antarctica, Monash research has found.

Science

Ultra-low energy devices at the flick of a switch

Researchers at Monash University are one step closer to providing a global solution to minimising the energy wasted by modern telecommunications and computing – simply by the flick of a switch.

Science

Climate scientists shed new light on what causes intensified warming

New international research involving Monash University shows intensified surface warming in Canada, Siberia, Alaska and in the Arctic Ocean relative to global mean temperature rise.

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FLEET collaboration aims to prevent energy losing its way

More than one hundred researchers are working together to create electronics in which next to no energy is lost.

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Monash innovation extends shelf life of dairy exports

New drying technology platforms developed by researchers at Monash University could help extend the shelf life of Australia’s powdered dairy exports.

Engineering & technology
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Waste not, want not: a home-grown plan to turn plastic and tyres into fuel

With China no longer accepting Australian waste, an innovative home-grown solution is planned to turn plastic and used tyres into fuel.

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Weather presenters bring climate change into the home

When so many mistakenly think of climate change as distant in time and place, how do you bring it home to where we live now?

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Catch of the day: letting the big one get away is the key to protecting all the fish in the sea

Throwing back small fish is being challenged as we learn more about the relationship between fish size and reproductive capacity – or, why the big one should get away.

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