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Making money from food waste

Making money from food waste - Monash innovation changing industry

Researchers from the Monash University's School of Chemistry in an international collaboration with IITB (India) are working with the Food Innovation Centre, industry and farmers to help them transform food waste into profits - while simultaneously improving their business model.

Chemistry

Rare study of a common Australian robin has global implications for genome evolution and local climate adaptation

Research into how powerhouse genes evolve and form partnerships is critical for understanding how organisms adapt their metabolism to local climates, but rare.

Biology

The power of purple – male birds use gaudy colours to warn and defeat rivals

Male purple-crowned fairy-wrens use their purple crowns to show off about their social status and strength, according to a new study by Monash biologists published today in the Journal of Animal Ecology.

Biology

Monash geologist awarded $710,000 Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant

The ARC has awarded a Monash scientist $710,000 over four years for a research project to develop technologies to mitigate 3D geological risk in resources management.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment
Computer model showing the spiral pattern generated by a newborn planet orbiting in a disc of gas around a young star.  Credit: Pinte et al 2018.

Monash astrophysicists discover new ‘baby’ planet

Monash astrophysicists using the ALMA telescope in Chile have a made a world-first discovery with the sighting of a new planet inside a protoplanetary disc.

Physics and Astronomy
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