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Scientists show physics can be applied to understand the mystery of consciousness

An international study involving Monash physicists has confirmed a new approach to measure consciousness, potentially changing our understanding complex neurological problems.

Physics and Astronomy 25 May, 2020
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Monash Science awarded more than $1million for world-leading research

Monash Science researchers from the Schools of Chemistry, and Earth, Atmosphere and Environment have collectively been awarded $1,066,000 in the latest announcement of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants.

Research 22 May, 2020

Splitting quasiparticles with temperature: the fate of an impurity within a BEC

A new theoretical study at Monash University has improved our understanding of the interplay between quantum and thermal fluctuations (or excitations) in quantum matter.

Physics and Astronomy 14 May, 2020
ammonia

Monash chemists develop a roadmap for the new ammonia economy

With the race to find cheap, efficient, non-polluting ways of generating and storing hydrogen Monash chemists have now outlined a new roadmap for the new ‘ammonia economy’.

Chemistry 12 May, 2020
StockTwits

Inside the mind of investors during COVID-19

We have all seen the global impact of COVID-19 on world markets and watched the horrific images of Depression-style unemployment queues as countries around the world seek to save their economies with multi-billion dollar bail out packages.

Mathematics 11 May, 2020
Prostate-Cancer

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.

Biology 6 May, 2020
seal

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 May, 2020
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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 30 April, 2020

Applying quantum-impurity theory to quantum fluids of light

A Monash-led study develops a new approach to directly observe correlated, many-body states in an exciton-polariton system that go beyond classical theories.

Physics and Astronomy 28 April, 2020