Monash University

Saving the snow leopard with stem cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- The survival of the endangered snow leopard is looking promising thanks to Monash University scientists who have, for the first time, produced embryonic stem-like cells from the tissue of ...

dateJan 23, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Mount Etna's mystery explained?

Internationally renowned geophysicist Dr Wouter Schellart has developed the first dynamic model to explain the mystery of the largest and most fascinating volcano in Europe, Mount Etna.

dateOct 07, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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How the early embryo changes shape

(Phys.org) —In research published today in Nature Cell Biology, scientists from the EMBL Australia research team based at Monash University's Australian Regenerative Medicine Institute (ARMI) have reveal ...

dateNov 25, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Supported accommodation with a SmILE

A worldwide study into best practice accommodation design for people living with an acquired brain or spinal cord injury has been released today.

dateSep 27, 2013 in Other
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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.

dateMar 23, 2011 in Cancer
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A power hungry generation

Few generations have been as dependent on electricity as Gen Y, however new research has found the energy conservation message might not be getting through.

dateMay 04, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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A pitcher perfect relationship

(PhysOrg.com) -- It seems counterintuitive, but in rare cases carnivorous plants and herbivorous animals nourish each other in a mutually beneficial relationship.

dateJul 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Catching a gravitational wave

(Phys.org) —When Albert Einstein proposed the existence of gravitational waves as part of his theory of relativity, he set in train a pursuit for knowledge that continues nearly a century later.

dateJun 26, 2014 in Astronomy
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Inspired by insect intelligence

Monash University researchers, as part of an international collaboration, are using insect intelligence to develop new wireless sensor networks that could transform how we monitor changes to the environment, ...

dateJun 17, 2011 in Other
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