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Superbug impact on the gut

Monash University researchers discover how the bacterial superbug Clostridioides difficile hijacks the gut in order to cause serious and persistent disease.

Medicine & health 25 June 2020

Australian study casts doubt on WHO safe standards of air pollution, showing low levels of pollution are deadly.

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A study of more than 240,000 death has found even low levels of PM2.5, found in air pollution increases risk of death.

Medicine & health 25 June 2020

Monash University scientists uncover pivotal virus structure

Researchers from Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) have revealed the structure of a protein complex that is essential for the poliovirus to replicate.

Medicine & health 19 June 2020

Monash University announces research collaboration with Janssen to tackle coeliac disease

Monash University has signed a multi-year research collaboration with Janssen Biotech, Inc., to advance the understanding of  Coeliac Disease.

Research 17 June 2020
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Turn it up: Researchers optimise air conditioners to prevent drivers losing their cool

Truck drivers globally could soon have access to state-of-the-art temperature control in their cabins that reduces windscreen condensation and improves comfort.

Engineering & technology 16 June 2020
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