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Must be dreaming: Eye movements during sleep impact ability to process information

Missed the sound of your baby crying? A study involving Monash University has found dreamers actively suppress important information each time their eyes move during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep.

Medicine & health

Last supper: Fish use barbs and spines to fight off hungry seals

Research by Monash University scientists has uncovered the steep price fur seals, and other marine mammals, are willing to pay for their food.

Science
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Monash students on a winning streak in global science competition, FameLab

Two Monash University students have taken out the top gongs in Victoria for the international science competition, FameLab.

Science
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Monash University leads $36 million global collaboration to secure Antarctica's future

The Federal Government has awarded $36 million to a research program led by Monash University, Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future (SAEF), through the Australian Research Council.

Science

Tooth be told: Earless seals existed in ancient Australia

A fossilised seal tooth, dating back approximately three million years, found on a Victorian beach proves earless seals existed in Australia in prehistoric times, a Monash University study has found.

Science
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Monash graduates awarded 2020 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarships

Two exceptional Monash PhD students have been awarded the prestigious Westpac Future Leaders scholarship.

University news
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Microalgae, and future food for thought

There's much more to that 'pond scum' than meets the eye – and we may end up eating it.

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NZ Prime Minister launches construction of Australian-led water and sanitation program with experts in Fiji

The New Zealand Prime Minister has launched construction of a ground-breaking Australian-led program to improve water and sanitation for more than 3,000 people living in informal settlements in Fiji.

Industry & partnerships
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The desperate mission to save the eastern bristlebird

As bushfires ravaged Victoria’s northeast, a team flew in to rescue the endangered bird species.

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