Study finds deficiency in how gut microbiome-produced substances are detected in people suffering from high blood pressure
A new study led by Monash University scientists has found that microbial genetic pathways are different in people suffering from hypertension.
Mineral alchemy taps into key ingredients for green energy revolution: salt and potassium
Sodium, the main constituent in salt, and potassium alteration are associated with some of the world’s most valuable ore deposits.
Monash University alumnus wins Astronomical Society of Australia Award
Congratulations to Monash School of Physics and Astronomy alumnus Dr Colm Talbot on being one of six Australian astronomers to be recognised by the Astronomical Society of Australia (ASA), the country’s professional body for the field.
Two neutron star-black hole collision discovery — the two most extreme objects in the Universe
The first observation of the neutron star-black hole merger was made on 5th January 2020 when gravitational waves -- tiny ripples in the fabric of space and time -- were detected from the collision event by LIGO and Virgo.
World-first discovery could fuel the new green ammonia economy
In a world-first, Monash University scientists have developed a new, environmentally friendly process that could drive the future production of green ammonia.
Scientists call for improved management of a weedy tree to protect owl habitat
When is a weed not a weed? Can native plants be weeds? Sweet pittosporum (Pittosporum undulatum) was once a well-behaved tree growing in gullies from Gippsland in Victoria up to Brisbane in Queensland.
International study reveals new insight into how continents were formed
An international study led by Monash University geologists provides a new insight into how Earth’s first continents formed.
Beetle study finds diversity in the sub-Antarctic linked to global cooling
An international research team led by Monash University has demonstrated that cooling temperatures and glacial cycles over the past 15 million years were essential for an explosion in terrestrial animal diversity throughout the Antarctic region.