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The ethylene signalling pathway has been characterised in flowering plants

Common liverwort study has implications for crop manipulation

A new study on genetic pathways in the common liverwort could have future implications for crop manipulation.

Biology 27 October, 2020

Monash study provides new hope for children suffering from rare muscle diseases

Stephen Greenspan and Laura Zah were devastated when they learned their son Alexander had a rare genetic mutation, which causes a deadly neuromuscular disease with no known treatment or cure.

Biology 9 October, 2020

Elements of surprise: neutron stars contribute little, but something's making gold, research finds

Neutron star collisions do not create the quantity of chemical elements previously assumed, a new analysis of galaxy evolution finds.

Physics and Astronomy 16 September, 2020

New equity index to reward companies acting responsibly on climate change

Companies in the ASX 300 are responsible for an estimated 40% of Australia’s emissions.

Mathematics 9 September, 2020
Black holes are massive

First ever detection of monster black hole collision, 150 times heavier than the Sun

Black holes are massive, right? The first pair of black holes detected were each about 30 times more massive than the Sun. When they merged, the resulting ‘remnant’ was a black hole that was a whopping 60 times more massive

Physics and Astronomy 3 September, 2020

Breakthrough research sheds light on rapid emergence of new species

New international research led by Monash University scientists has changed our understanding of the evolutionary processes that can lead to the rapid emergence of new species.

Biology 27 August, 2020

Cardiovascular disease researchers consider leaving sector, survey warns

Research by Monash University and the Australian Cardiovascular Alliance has painted a concerning outlook for the sector with many scientists considering leaving due to lack of job and financial security.

Biology 19 August, 2020

Climate scientist and molecular geneticist win prestigious Tall Poppy awards

Congratulations to Dr Ben Henley and Associate Professor Francine Marques who have been named 2020 Victorian Young Tall Poppy Science Award winners.

General News 14 August, 2020

Monash led international study to help guide future nuclear physics experiments

Researchers from Monash University, the Netherlands, Denmark, Spain and Germany have examined decades of data from satellite-based X-ray telescopes to assemble and analyse the largest collection yet of thermonuclear explosions on neutron stars in

Physics and Astronomy 13 August, 2020