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Monash Science researchers help relocate the endangered Malle emu-wren

The charismatic Mallee Emu-wren, once widespread in the Murray-Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria, has in recent decades, been restricted to a small network of Victorian reserves by a series of bushfires.

Biology

Common weed unlocks new clues to understanding adaptation

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A study led by Monash University biologists using the invasive plant ‘annual ragweed’ has found that adaptation to new environments can occur rapidly and consistently.

Biology

Reef fish on a narrow diet evolve faster, study finds

Reef fish evolve faster and have greater genetic diversity when they have less food to choose from, according to researchers from Monash University and the USA.

Biology

Monash biologist awarded over $130,000 to investigate bacteriophage therapy

Research on bacteriophages has won Monash biologist Dr Jeremy J. Barr a Ramaciotti Award for Biomedical Research with a grant of $137,534.

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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
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