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Discovery of how molecular ‘piracy’ works provides new strategies to combat bacterial infection

New research from Monash University explains the molecular mechanisms that allow bacteria to engage in ‘molecular piracy’, stealing iron atoms from their fungal competitors.

Biology 5 April 2019

Toxic for most, an energy source for others – researchers discover microbes take advantage of carbon monoxide

Researchers discover microbes take advantage of carbon monoxide

A trans-Tasman research team led by Monash biologists has shown that dominant bacteria within extreme environments prolong their survival by breaking down the components of air.

Biology 5 April 2019

Global register aims to curtail the spread of invasive species

Four decades ago, a small black and yellow wasp skipped across the equator from its native Europe and into Tasmania. Or did it?

Biology 3 April 2019

Monash Science achieves outstanding results in latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings

Monash Science has performed above the international standard in the latest round of the Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings, released today by the Australian Research Council (ARC).

Science 27 March 2019
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Of mice and elephants, Monash scientists shed new insights into physiological evolution

It is a question that scientists have been trying to resolve for centuries, but might it be due to evolutionary chance?

Biology 19 March 2019
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