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Novel hormone discovery provides new insight into the evolution of plant structure

An international study co-led by the Monash University School of Biological Sciences has discovered a stem-cell promoting hormone in the liverwort Marchantia polymopha.


Cardiovascular disease researchers consider leaving sector, survey warns


Research by Monash University and the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance has painted a concerning outlook for the sector with many scientists considering leaving due to lack of job and financial security.

Biology 19 January 2020

Size may not matter when estimating community energy use, study finds

Ecologists often want to understand how a community functions.

Biology 1 January 1970

Climate scientist and molecular geneticist win prestigious Tall Poppy awards

Congratulations to Dr Ben Henley and Associate Professor Francine Marques who have been named 2020 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners.

General News 1 January 1970
bushfire affected land

Monash researcher awarded $255,000 to assess impacts of bushfire on biodiversity

The recent bushfires that swept across South Eastern Australia were unprecedented in scale and intensity.

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