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Biology PhD student Avinash  Gaikwad

Biology PhD candidate and 3MT finalist wins David Healy New Investigator Award

Congratulations to Biology PhD student Avinash Gaikwad on winning the David Healy New Investigator Award.

Biology

First-ever release of mixed gene Helmeted Honeyeaters into wild

Helmeted Honeyeater

In an exciting first for the species, 37 out-crossed Helmeted Honeyeaters were released to Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the recovery program to save the species.

Biology 24 January 2019

Birds balance sexiness and predator-avoidance by changing colour

Most birds remain the same colour year-round, replacing their feathers only once a year.

But some birds undergo a seasonal colour change and replace some of their feathers twice each year – often alternating between dull and bright feathers.

Biology 1 January 1970

Gut health: Investigating the role a high-fibre diet can play in controlling high blood pressure

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

One hundred million micro-organisms live within our gut, influencing our metabolism, our immune system and possibly even our mental health.

Biology 1 January 1970
Dr Francine Marques

Award-winning Monash researcher named a finalist in the prestigious Eureka Prize

An internationally renowned Monash researcher, whose work could change the way high blood pressure is treated, has been named a finalist in the prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.

Biology
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