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Global warming disrupts animal development, study finds

Future global warming could have major implications for animal population numbers with higher temperatures already affecting embryo development, scientists have warned.

Biology

Low fibre diet can cause high blood pressure, international study finds

Dr Francine Marques

An international study co-led by Monash scientists has confirmed for the first time that low fibre diets may lead to high blood pressure – the ‘silent disease’ which affects one third of Australian adults.

Biology 26 January 2020

Sexual reproduction: sometimes it’s just not worth the effort, study finds

Why do most plants and animals engage in sexual reproduction?

Biology 1 January 1970

Monash scientists rescue endangered birds from fire

In a dramatic rescue operation, Monash scientists together with Zoos Victoria, Parks Victoria, and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) are moving the endangered Eastern Bristlebird to safety as fires continue to threaten important habitats in far East Gippsland region.

Biology 1 January 1970
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Grey seals discovered clapping underwater to communicate

Marine mammals like whales and seals usually communicate vocally using calls and whistles.

Biology
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