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2012-04-05 14:04:49

New treatments that combat the growing problem of antibiotic resistance by disarming rather than killing bacteria may be on the horizon.

2012-03-09 00:56:00

Everyone is familiar with the pain of skinned knees.

2011-10-20 22:38:57

New research suggests that hitch-hiking, once believed to be the exclusive domain of beat poets and wanderers, is in fact an activity that daring members of the animal kingdom engage in.

2011-09-27 15:02:32

Researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Monash University, and Virginia Tech have used a set of novel inhibitors to analyze how the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, uses enzymes to chew up human hemoglobin from host red blood cells as a food source.

Researchers Announce Discovery Of New Dolphin Species
2011-09-15 09:33:50

A new species of dolphin native to Australia has been discovered off the coast of Port Phillip and the Gippsland Lakes by Monash University researchers.

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2011-05-25 09:22:01

A Monash student has made a breakthrough in the field of astrophysics, discovering what has until now been described as the Universe’s ‘missing mass’.

2011-05-16 15:56:41

Stem cell research courts both controversy and support in the community- depending on your viewpoint.

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2011-05-16 10:44:19

An international team, of scientists, led by a team at Monash University has found the key to the hydrogen economy could come from a very simple mineral, commonly seen as a black stain on rocks.

2011-03-21 16:55:54

Monash University researchers have found the number of years individuals live with obesity is directly associated with the risk of mortality.

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2011-03-14 09:13:42

Scientists from Monash University have uncovered a new understanding of how male puberty begins.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.