University students are more likely to plagiarise when they face unanticipated time pressures, a study conducted by Western Australian researchers has found.
The University of Western Australia's Business School PhD student Hwee Ping Koh, along with fellow researchers, presented 60 undergraduate and postgraduate business students with different scenarios around an impending assignment.
Young children whose mothers talk with them more frequently and in more detail about people's thoughts and feelings tend to be better at taking another person's perspective than other children of the same age.
A black and white photograph - of a woman having a hookwire inserted into her breast to localise a small cancer prior to surgery - is one of 10 winning entries in an international photography competition organised by the prestigious medical journal, The Lancet.
Honey production in Western Australia is down more than half this year as honeybees are affected by recent drought conditions that have resulted in failure of blossom in a number of plants important for honey production.
The detection of small areas of cancer, and the development of a new laser to treat common sight-threatening diseases are two research projects at The University of Western Australia to benefit from new Federal funding.
One of Western Australia's oldest and rarest species of frog has been found to be extremely susceptible to changes in climate, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
New research from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child Health Research (ICHR) has found that children whose fathers smoked around the time of conception may have a 35 per cent higher risk of developing childhood leukaemia.