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Hail the new storm

Hail the new storm app for citizen scientists

If you are a stormchaser or just someone who loves the theatre of wind, lightning, heavy rain and hail when a storm whips through, then you are perfectly placed to help climate science.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment

Major fossil find sheds new light on the life a 100 million-year-old snail

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An international research team from China, UK, Canada, and Monash University has discovered the first and oldest preserved soft tissue of a terrestrial gastropod – a snail – in the fossil record.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 12 January 2018

Antidepressants in waterways disturb fish behaviour, study finds

A new study led by Monash biologists has found that male fish exposed to the antidepressant fluoxetine (commonly marketed as ProzacTM) are spending more time pursuing female fish for sex.

Biology

Monash signs international research agreement to investigate impact of ‘sustainable finance’ on markets

Monash University has signed a major research agreement with international environmental, social and governance (ESG) group Vigeo Eiris in an effort to better understand the intricacies of ESG factors on financial markets.

Mathematics

Federal Government awards Monash scientists almost $2 million to investigate renewable hydrogen

Monash Scientists have won almost ten per cent of funding announced yesterday by the Australian Government’s energy agency to propel innovation in exporting renewable hydrogen to the world.

Chemistry
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