Death knell: killing off capital punishment
A new institute is leading the push to eliminate the 'faulty' justice of the death penalty.
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Endo and the 'hysteria myth'
Clinicians need the training and support to provide comprehensive healthcare for women with endometriosis.
Preventing a stroke 'epidemic'
Action is needed to reduce the alarming rise in the incidence of stroke in low to middle-income countries.
How to make our cities safer for women
Australia has guidelines for designing safe parks, but the stories of many women show these are not enough. We must involve women in co-designing these shared public spaces.
Dialling up a world of information
A collaboration with Oxfam is radically improving the lives of women in rural communities in Bangladesh through mobile phone technology.
TMS and the latest state of mind
Depression is one of several mental health conditions being successfully treated by transcranial magnetic stimulation.
From a leaky boat to the RAFT
San Thang fled Vietnam in 1979, encountering pirates on the way to Australia. Now, the chemistry innovator and his colleagues are being touted to win the Nobel Prize.
Food for thought
Understanding how our brain responds to good and bad food choices could help combat the world's obesity epidemic.
Changing lives among the urban poor
A five-year, Monash-led project RISE aims to bring clean water and sanitation to impoverished urban communities.
Deconstructing 'African gangs'
A moral panic and sensationalist media reporting demonstrates how rhetoric can promote fear and intolerance.
Sex, man flu and the water flea
There's a lot we can learn about ourselves from this tiny crustacean, including why men might well be more susceptible to the flu.