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The Earth viewed from space

Mathematical modelling sheds new light on how continents may have formed

Life is unique to our planet.

Or is it?

Central to this question is the emergence of plate tectonics, which transported oxygen and water from the Earth’s interior to the atmosphere and formed mountain highs and deep oceans, where life thrived.

Earth Atmosphere and Environment 13 September 2019

Students to lobby Canberra on sexual violence in aged care

Aged Care Residents

Monash University Science students Ashleigh May and Meghan Wright will head to Canberra next week to address the management of sexual violence in Australian residential aged care facilities.

Student News 12 September 2019

Biology PhD candidate and 3MT finalist wins David Healy New Investigator Award

Congratulations to Biology PhD student Avinash Gaikwad on winning the David Healy New Investigator Award.

Biology

First-ever release of mixed gene Helmeted Honeyeaters into wild

In an exciting first for the species, 37 out-crossed Helmeted Honeyeaters were released to Yellingbo Nature Conservation Reserve, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of the recovery program to save the species.

Biology 24 August 2019
seasonal colour change in birds

Birds balance sexiness and predator-avoidance by changing colour

Most birds remain the same colour year-round, replacing their feathers only once a year.

But some birds undergo a seasonal colour change and replace some of their feathers twice each year – often alternating between dull and bright feathers.

Biology 23 August 2019
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