Next generation astronomers win national recognition
Congratulations to Dr Adelle Goodwin on being awarded the Astronomical Society of Australia’s Charlene Heisler Prize for the most outstanding PhD thesis. Dr Goodwin completed her PhD thesis at Monash University and is now a postdoctoral
Climate warming damages DNA of endangered songbirds, study finds
A new study led by Monash University scientists found DNA damage in endangered Purple-Crowned Fairy Wren nestlings exposed to hot and dry conditions during their first days of life.
Study reveals how the world’s most active volcano was born
A new international study led by Monash University has described for the first time what may have triggered the birth of Kilauea, one of the most active volcanoes in Hawaii.
Evolution experiment challenges what we thought we knew about size and the cost of production.
Time travel has been made possible by a long-term evolution experiment with the bacteria E. coli.
New light shed on Titan’s dunes
Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, is an enigma with scientists unclear on how its vast expanses of dunes developed.
Study reveals new way to reconstruct past climate on Mars
A study led by a Monash University geologist has provided fresh evidence for when high rates of erosion occurred throughout the history of Mars.
Scientists discover new phage therapy combination to combat antibiotic-resistance
A preclinical study led by Monash University scientists has found that using a combination of phages and antibiotics may be far more effective against bacterial infections than using the agents individually.
Comprehensive Study of World’s Reptiles: More than one in five reptile species are threatened with extinction, but many likely benefit from efforts to save other animals
Conservation efforts for other animals have likely helped protect many reptile species, according to a new study led by NatureServe, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Conservation International, in partnership with