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New findings a game changer for understanding the Antarctic’s islands

Monash researchers have delivered new findings that are a game changer for understanding the Antarctic's most biodiverse islands.

Biology

Chemical contaminants on wildlife deeper problem than previously thought

An international team of scientists led by Monash University has warned that the danger to wildlife through chemical pollution is a wider problem than previously thought as the effects of indirect contamination are not being factored into the issue.

Biology

Six Monash Science researchers become ARC Future Fellows

Science researchers have won almost half of the ARC Future Fellowships awarded to Monash University – an outstanding achievement for the Faculty of Science, which has propelled the University into first place nationally in the list of Future Fellows announced yesterday.

Science

Monash plant science discovery may unlock treatment strategies for genetic diseases in humans

Monash plant scientists have discovered a new molecular mechanism of gene regulation, which could have major implications for the development of treatment strategies for Friedreich’s ataxia – a debilitating genetic disorder that causes damage to the nervous system.

Biology

Rare study of a common Australian robin has global implications for genome evolution and local climate adaptation

Research into how powerhouse genes evolve and form partnerships is critical for understanding how organisms adapt their metabolism to local climates, but rare.

Biology
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