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Spectroscopy of red blood cells

Monash researchers enlist the Cloud to wipe out malaria

The Monash scientists who developed the small game-changing device that can rapidly screen blood in minutes to detect disease-causing pathogens have now confirmed the successful operation of a Cloud-based system based on spectroscopy.

Chemistry 16 October, 2019
Professor Bayden Wood, Co-Director Monash Centre for Biospectroscopy

New device that can rapidly diagnose disease could save lives

Scientists have developed a new device that can rapidly screen the blood in just minutes to detect a range of pathogens that cause disease, in a breakthrough that could fast-track the way disease or infection is diagnosed and treated.

Chemistry 14 January, 2019

Monash scientists to investigate new approaches to detect drug resistant superbugs

The Victorian Government through its Medical Research Acceleration Fund has awarded Monash researchers $92,500 to develop technologies to detect drug resistant superbugs. Resistance to antimicrobial drugs is a critical

Chemistry 24 August, 2018
Cluster map showing the regions of the cyanide-releasing chemicals in the tips of germinating Sorghum.

World-first discovery opens the way for ‘green lasers’ to probe plant leaves

International research driven by a Monash biologist has culminated in a ground-breaking method using ‘green lasers’ to examine the most intricate parts of plant leaves.

Biology 10 February, 2018