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Monash University joins international climate alliance

Monash is among a global network of universities to join a new international alliance, set to identify the most effective ways to communicate research-based climate change information to the public.

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Monash led international study reveals major new Australian fossil discovery

Fossil frozen behavior

Monash palaeontologists have identified the oldest known animals and plants in Australia preserved in amber.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 3 January 2020

Putting artificial intelligence to work in the lab

An Australian-German collaboration has demonstrated fully-autonomous Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) operation, applying artificial intelligence and deep learning to remove the need for constant human supervision.

Physics and Astronomy 1 January 1970

Monash researchers develop new technique to combat toxic PFAS contamination

Contamination from per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) has become an increasing environmental concern.

Chemistry 1 January 1970
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Global warming disrupts animal development, study finds

Future global warming could have major implications for animal population numbers with higher temperatures already affecting embryo development, scientists have warned.

Biology
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