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New Monash study has implications for Senate Inquiry into Mitochondrial Donation

A study led by Monash biologists has found for the first time that some mutations in mitochondrial DNA – are ‘sexually antagonistic’, that is, good for one sex, but bad for the other.

Biology 23 May, 2018
Research sheds new light on understanding Pacific Trade Winds

Research sheds new light on understanding Pacific Trade Winds

Named for their ability to help sailors with trade in the 14th century, the ‘Pacific Trade Winds’, had a profound influence on political geography with captains using them to cross the

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 22 May, 2018
Professor Peter Cawood

Monash Earth scientist elected as fellow to Australian Academy of Science

The Australian Academy of Science has elected an internationally renowned geologist as Fellow to Academy.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 22 May, 2018

Monash Mathematician to join renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox on the ABC’s Stargazing Live Series

Stargazing enthusiasts will be taken on a stunning journey through space with Stargazing Live a show airing on the ABC featuring renowned physicist Professor Brian Cox and a panel of six scientists - including Monash’s very own Dr Alina

Mathematics 17 May, 2018
Fish School

Wrong assumptions about how organisms reproduce threatens world fisheries, study warns

An international study led by Monash marine ecologists has found that larger fish are much more important to feeding the planet than previously thought.

Biology 11 May, 2018

Food Incubator Program ‘graduates’ at the Monash Food Innovation Centre spearhead the foods of tomorrow

Healthy bake mixes, natural low-salt seasoning, high-protein beef jerkys, and nut butters that are good for you and the planet, are among the first successful outcomes from the first hand-picked startups to complete one of the most robust

General News 10 May, 2018

Stargazing world record

Break a world record with us on Wednesday 23 May by joining the largest stargazing session with thousands of other Australians.

Physics and Astronomy 4 May, 2018
Clawed forelimbs

Sharp claws helped ancient seals conquer the oceans

When catching and eating large prey, top predators use tools like sharp teeth and strong claws to tear apart their food. Such weapons are common in predators on the land, but in the water, animals like seals and whales are better known for having

Biology 18 April, 2018