Latest Monash University Stories

2011-03-02 00:00:26

Examining impact on individual parts of the knee shows physical activity is beneficial to joint health Indianapolis, IN (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 For years, studies have offered conflicting opinions on whether exercise is good for knees.

2011-02-02 22:05:00

New research provides evidence that alcohol industry sponsorship is associated with more hazardous drinking in sportspeople compared to non-alcohol sponsorship.

2010-11-10 10:24:21

Monash University researchers have discovered that male Australian desert goby fish are surprisingly strategic when it comes to courtship, adapting their tactics depending on the frequency of their contact with females.

2010-11-05 09:10:00

An international team of archaeologists, led by Bruno David of Australia's Monash University, have uncovered a 35,500 year-old stone axe--the oldest tool of its kind ever discovered.

2010-09-20 10:28:37

Caring for children can be a tough job, particularly if you are a female cichlid fish.

2010-08-06 09:15:00

Why do we grow old and what can we do to stop it?

2010-07-18 08:00:00

Researchers at Monash University and Scripps Institution of Oceanography identify movements of plate and plate boundaries; could substantially improve models of tectonic motion.

2010-06-04 06:20:00

New Australian research shows that the more polluted the air is, the more likely people are to suffer sudden cardiac arrest.

2010-04-27 07:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Xirrus®, the Wi-Fi "Power Play" that delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, and user density in the industry, announced today the deployment of Wi-Fi Arrays at Monash University campuses in Victoria, Australia. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/LA19154LOGO) Monash University is Australia's largest university with 58,000 students and 17,000 staff and is spread across eight campuses around the world, including six in Victoria,...

2010-03-18 08:39:04

Sometimes a professional favor takes you down an interesting side street.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.