Scientists discover new phage therapy combination to combat antibiotic-resistance
A preclinical study led by Monash University scientists has found that using a combination of phages and antibiotics may be far more effective against bacterial infections than using the agents individually.
Comprehensive Study of World’s Reptiles: More than one in five reptile species are threatened with extinction, but many likely benefit from efforts to save other animals
Conservation efforts for other animals have likely helped protect many reptile species, according to a new study led by NatureServe, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Conservation International, in partnership with
Scientists decipher iconic Helmeted Honeyeater genome, paving the way for genetic rescue operations
In a major milestone towards rescuing the critically endangered Helmeted Honeyeater, a team led by biologists from Monash University have deciphered the bird’s genome.
Parental sugar intake has profound effects on offspring health, study finds
A new study led by Monash University biologists has challenged the traditional thinking around parental sugar intake and offspring fitness with some unexpected results.
Renowned biologist appointed Course Director of Monash’s hugely popular Master of Environment and Sustainability
Congratulations to Dr Rohan Clarke on his new appointment as Course Director of Monash University’s Master of Environment and Sustainability (MES).
Turning up the heat on antidepressant waterway pollution
A new study led by Monash University biologists has found that higher temperatures may reduce effects of antidepressant pollution on wildlife.
Rare Pig-nosed turtles once called Melbourne home
Pig-nosed turtles are found in tropical freshwater ecosystems in northern Australia and New Guinea, only arriving here a few thousand years ago.
Rodent project awarded 2021 Ecological Impact Award
An innovative project to combat invasive rodent populations on Norfolk Island has been awarded the Ecological Society of Australia’s 2021 Ecological Impact Award.