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The study presents new results of ice sheet thinning in the southwestern Ross Sea.

Ice loss likely to continue in Antarctica – even if climate change is brought under control, study warns

A new international study led by Monash University climate scientists has revealed that ice loss in Antarctica persisted for many centuries after it was initiated and is expected to continue.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 22 October 2020

Stressed out volcanoes more likely to collapse and erupt, study finds

Tuburiente volcano

An international study led by Monash scientists has discovered how volcanoes experience stress. The study, published today in Scientific Reports, has implications for how the world might be better protected against future volcano collapses.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 16 October 2020

Professor Craig White to lead Monash University’s School of Biological Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Craig White on his new appointment as interim Head of the School of Biological Sciences.

Biology 13 October 2020

World first study shows that some microorganisms can bend the rules of evolution

The dominant thinking in evolution focuses on inheritance between parent and offspring – or ‘vertical gene transfer (VGT)’.

Biology 13 October 2020
Alexander

Monash study provides new hope for children suffering from rare muscle diseases

Stephen Greenspan and Laura Zah were devastated when they learned their son Alexander had a rare genetic mutation, which causes a deadly neuromuscular disease with no known treatment or cure.

Biology 9 October 2020
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