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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.

Biology

Antarctica more widely impacted than previously thought

Two hundred years of human activity on the Antarctic continent

Antarctica is considered one of the Earth’s largest, most pristine remaining wildernesses. Yet since its formal discovery 200 years ago, the continent has seen accelerating and potentially impactful human activity.

Biology 16 January 2020

Understanding sea larvae is key to managing marine systems

An international study led by Monash University scientists has found that the distance travelled by marine larvae is dictated by both biological and physical constraints – contradicting previous hypotheses based on biology or physics alone.

Biology 1 January 1970

Learning about penguin’s diet may save marine life, study finds

The waters of south-eastern Australia are a climate change hotspot, warming at four times the global average. Understanding how to future proof the prey of little penguins in these challenging conditions is essential for their long-term survival and may well benefit the health of the whole marine system.

Biology 1 January 1970
Prostate-Cancer

Monash scientists shed light on mystery protein linked to prostate cancer

One in six men in Australia are at risk of developing prostate cancer by the age of 85, according to the Cancer Council of Victoria.

Biology
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