Monash University

Changing our understanding of consciousness

Measuring and defining consciousness has been an ongoing challenge for neuroscientists, philosophers and psychologists for centuries. The concept of levels of consciousness is mostly theoretical, limiting the abilities of ...

Jun 09, 2016
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Targeting pancreatic cancer through signalling

Researchers have identified a new way to tailor treatments for patients with pancreatic cancer, one of the most deadly forms of cancer. Currently only five per cent of people with pancreatic cancer survive longer than five ...

Jun 14, 2016
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New cancer vaccine one step closer

A team led by Monash University and the University of Queensland has developed a new approach to harnessing the body's immune system to fight disease that could pave the way for a new class of cancer vaccine.

Jun 02, 2016
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