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.
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.
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.
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.
New research could pave the way for safer and more efficient COVID-19 testing
International research led by Monash University and the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity has achieved a proof of concept for a new, fast, portable saliva screening test that uses an infrared light technology to confirm infection
A fang for every occasion, scientists reveal which snakes have the sharpest teeth
New research is using high-resolution 3D scanning to reveal patterns in the design of snake fangs, showing that these needle-like teeth are shaped to match the snake’s preferred prey.
Researchers find new enzyme regulation process which may influence kidney health
A recent study led by Monash University researchers has identified a new mechanism for the regulation of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) – an important enzyme for regulating kidney health during high blood pressure.
Genetic study sheds light on why people get piles
Hemorrhoids, also called piles, affect a large portion of the population, for reasons that have mostly remained unknown.