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Down but not out – Climate talks at COP25 inspire young scientists to do even more to protect the environment

Four Master of Environment and Sustainability (MES) students experienced the dream of a lifetime when they were invited to take part in the UN Climate Change COP25 talks in Madrid late last year.

Science 17 February, 2020
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Sexual reproduction: sometimes it’s just not worth the effort, study finds

Why do most plants and animals engage in sexual reproduction?

Biology 11 February, 2020
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Monash scientists rescue endangered birds from fire

In a dramatic rescue operation, Monash scientists together with Zoos Victoria, Parks Victoria, and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) are moving the endangered Eastern Bristlebird to safety as fires continue to

Biology 5 February, 2020
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Grey seals discovered clapping underwater to communicate

Marine mammals like whales and seals usually communicate vocally using calls and whistles.

Biology 3 February, 2020
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Spectroscopy goes viral

The Monash Scientists at the centre of the ground-breaking work using spectroscopy technology to detect malaria have expanded their research to show for the first time the same principles could be applied to diagnose the hepatitis B and C viruses

Chemistry 30 January, 2020
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Hidden past of Earth’s oldest continents unearthed

New international research involving Monash University geologists presents a novel way to understand the structure and formation of our oldest continents.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 28 January, 2020
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Monash Science awarded more than $2.5 million to build on world-class infrastructure for research

Monash Science has been awarded more than half of the $3.9 million awarded to Monash University by the Australian Research

Science 21 January, 2020
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Professor Philip Andrews appointed Head of School of Chemistry

Professor Philip Andrews has been appointed Head of the Monash University School of Chemistry – the best in Australia – following a global selection process to fill the role.

General News 10 December, 2019
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Monash Science awarded almost $3 million in latest round of NHMRC funding

The Monash Faculty of Science has been awarded almost $3 million in the latest round of National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding announced at the weekend.

Science 9 December, 2019