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Monash scientists shed light on mystery protein linked to prostate cancer

One in six men in Australia are at risk of developing prostate cancer by the age of 85, according to the Cancer Council of Victoria.


Deadly seafood: fish use sharp barbs and spines to fight off hungry seals


Modern medical scanning reveals the steep price some marine mammals are willing to pay for food, after a stranded fur seal was discovered with more than a dozen facial wounds inflicted by its seafood prey.

Biology 4 January 2020

Palaeontologists find full fossil skeleton of bizarre mammal known as the ‘crazy beast from the south’

International research involving palaeontologists from Monash University has revealed for the first time the full fossil skeleton of an unprecedentedly bizarre mammal from the Age of Dinosaurs.

Biology 1 January 1970

Esteemed Monash Scientist elected to prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Professor Steven Chown, internationally renowned ecologist and biologist, from Monash University’s Faculty of Science has been elected as an Honorary International Member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Biology 1 January 1970

Monash University to lead global collaboration to secure Antarctica’s future

The Federal Government has awarded $36 million to a Monash-led research program, Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF).

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