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Climate scientists shed new light on what causes intensified warming

Long-term observations of surface temperatures show an intensified surface warming in Canada, Siberia, Alaska and in the Arctic Ocean relative to global mean temperature rise.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment

Medicated rivers and waterways, a risk for stream animals, study finds

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A world-first international study led by a Monash scientist has found that six streams in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs contain a cocktail of pharmaceuticals, which may put platypuses and other aquatic animals at risk as they could consume more than 60 pharmaceuticals compounds, including antidepressants, at disturbing levels.

Chemistry

Scientists find elusive star with origins close to Big Bang

Astronomers have found what could be one of the universe’s oldest stars, a body almost entirely made of materials spewed from the Big Bang.

Physics and Astronomy

Monash biologist awarded over $130,000 to investigate bacteriophage therapy

Research on bacteriophages has won Monash biologist Dr Jeremy J. Barr a Ramaciotti Award for Biomedical Research with a grant of $137,534.

Biology 2 November 2018
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Enigmatic Tasmanian rocks provide new insights on how the ‘supercontinent’ developed

An international study led by Monash scientists has found that Tasmania was likely to have been originally ‘attached’ to the western United States.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment
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