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Saving language – the power of ancient Indigenous oral traditions

Monash Country Lines archive founder John Bradley is 38 years into a journey tracing and recording vanishing oral traditions in an Indigenous heartland.

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New kids on the block join one of the most in-demand university accelerators in Australia

The Generator, Monash University startup accelerator, has launched its next cohort of startups to mentor.

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On a mission – 'Mood' apps to combat depression

Two smartphone apps are designed to serve as a 'safety net' for those struggling with anxiety or depression.

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Sex, man flu and the water flea

There's a lot we can learn about ourselves from this tiny crustacean, including why men might well be more susceptible to the flu.

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Hurricane Irma nursing home deaths shows stark dilemma of whether to stay put or evacuate

The death of Florida nursing home residents whose air-conditioning failed last week during Hurricane Irma highlights the tragic consequences of some of our most vulnerable citizens during a natural disaster.

Medicine & health

Of mice and men: why animal trial results don’t always translate to humans

Throughout the era of modern medicine, animals have been used extensively to develop and test therapies before they are tested in humans. Virtually every medical therapy in use today

Medicine & health

Finkel's Clean Energy Target better than nothing: economists

A poll conducted jointly by Monash Business School and the Economic Society of Australia shows influential economists believe a Clean Energy Target (CET) should be adopted, despite concerns it is not the best economic design compared to a tax or

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Explainer: what can Tesla’s giant South Australian battery achieve?

Last Friday, world-famous entrepreneur Elon Musk jetted into Adelaide to kick off Australia’s long-delayed battery revolution.

Engineering & technology

Monash University helps drive startup economy in Australia and beyond

Monash University today welcomed the Universities Australia report, Startup Smarts: Universities and the Startup Economy, confirming the essential role of the universities sector in fuelling Australia’s startup economy and future

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