(Phys.org) —A wearable pressure sensor that is both highly sensitive and cheap to produce could aid the development of prosthetic skin, touch-on flexible displays and energy harvesting, as well as changing the way vital ...
Victoria's iconic new dolphin species, the Burrunan dolphin, is at risk due to its small and isolated populations, according to the first study investigating the dolphin's population using DNA.
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Monash University study investigated the concept of attractiveness and the effects of advertising on peoples attitudes. It examined the whole physical person rather than just faces as has been typical ...
Two sandstone blocks discovered by palaeontologists have provided the most extensive evidence of dinosaur footprints in Victoria. Found at Melanesia Beach, near Cape Otway, they represent 85 per cent of the known dinosaur ...
It takes at least 10 times as many generations for a mouse to reach elephantine proportions as for the reverse transition, reveals a vast study of mammalian evolution over the past 70 million years.
A team of Monash University researchers led by Professor James Whisstock has made a major breakthrough in the international fight against malaria, which claims the life of a child across the world every 30 seconds.
Protected areas conserve biodiversity and more action is needed to ensure safeguards are in place to protect these areas, researchers say.
New research suggests that men are what they eat, at least when it comes to reproductive health.
(Phys.org) —Scientists have patented a new way to detect one of the most common and deadly diseases in the world.
(Phys.org)—Researchers have long tried to explain the enormous diversity in colour of birds, and a new study is giving insights into why the humble fairy-wren, a colourful Australian bird, is radiantly blue.