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Neuroscience

The sleeping brain remains attentive to its environment

By exposing sleepers to complex sounds, researchers from the CNRS and ENS Paris1, in collaboration with Monash University (Australia), have just demonstrated that our brain can track the sounds in its environment while we ...

Oncology & Cancer

engineers unlock avenue for early cancer diagnosis

Monash University engineers have unlocked the door to earlier detection of cancer with a world-first study identifying a potential new testing method that could save millions of lives.

Oncology & Cancer

Putting the brakes on tumor stealth

New research undertaken at Monash University has shed new light on how some cancers are able to escape our immune system.

Oncology & Cancer

The drug that can put some cancer cells to sleep

As soon as Nature published findings on cancer research by a team including Monash University's Professor Jonathan Baell, his phone started ringing and his email pinging.

Overweight & Obesity

Childhood obesity grows annual health bill

Childhood obesity is costing Australian taxpayers $43.2 million annually—not including the cost of hospital care—and will grow unless prevention programs are adopted, new research by Monash University shows.

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