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Sour grapes: Prosecco decision could impact EU trade with Australia

As the EU takes steps to protect Italian wine producers from international competition, Monash University research shows Prosecco is a grape variety and should not be considered a geographical indication.

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Rise of the “social media teacher”: the ups and downs of being ‘edu-famous’

Social media is increasingly playing a role in teachers' professional lives – but there are downsides.

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Monash furthers global impact with launch of $100 m institute for R&D commercialisation in China

The Monash Technology Transformation Institute (MTTI) – a new not-for-profit research institute focused on research and development (R&D) activities located in the Pingshan District of Shenzhen, China – was officially launched in

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Image-based abuse: the disturbing phenomenon of the 'deep fake'

The popularity of face-swapping software has resulted in the disturbing trend of 'deep fakes' that can be used for nefarious purposes.

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Death knell: taking a stand to abolish capital punishment

A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.

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Facebook turns 15: how can the troubled teen earn our trust?

The social media giant has turned 15, but its growing pains continue.

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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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US midterm elections: the mess that trails Donald Trump is likely to leave the houses divided

US President Donald Trump’s job remains secure, but the electoral fates of many of his congressional allies are at stake.

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Driving success: out of the car and into the pharmacy

The curtain has come down on the Victorian auto industry, but former workers are finding opportunities in the booming pharmaceuticals and medical technology sector.

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