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Why women choose to migrate

Women from China and India are migrating to change their lives, although they face greater risk than men of human trafficking, assault and rape.

Aug 01, 2012
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Milestone discovery in cell behaviors

A team of international molecular scientists, led by a Monash University researcher has discovered a new, fast mechanism by which cells communicate change - for example their location during spreading of a cancer in the human ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Wrapped up in Ribbon

An amazing portable combination heating and cooling device, designed by Monash University Industrial Design student Enzo Kocak, has claimed second place in this year’s international Electrolux Design ...

Sep 12, 2011
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Behavioral responses to a changing world

(Phys.org) -- Male beetles in Western Australia are mating with beer bottles in response to environmental change caused by human activity. A new book examines why, and the impacts on biodiversity.

Jun 15, 2012
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Music in the air

The days of sitting at keyboard with a pencil and a sheet of manuscript paper to compose music could be long gone with the development of software by researchers from Monash University’s Faculty of Information ...

Aug 22, 2011
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Stress wrongly blamed for breast cancer

Australian breast cancer survivors mistakenly see stress as the cause of their cancer while vastly underestimating the possibility that an unhealthy lifestyle may have been a contributing factor.

Mar 23, 2011
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Pregnancy and tobacco a 'smoking gun' for baby: Study

Monash University researchers have shown that babies born to a mother who smokes are more likely to be slower to wake or respond to stimulation - and this may explain their increased risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Apr 03, 2009
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Groundbreaking Braille survey a world first

A Braille questionnaire developed by Monash PhD student Danielle Ramirez from the Tourism Research Unit and distributed at a conference for people with a visual impairment is a world first.

Apr 05, 2011
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