The arrival of humans was probably decisive in the extinction of the megafauna living in WA's South West 40,000 years ago, though climate change and fire may have contributed, according to new research.
Easy access to local shops and stores may provide relaxing retail therapy for many people but it can also contribute to making older Australian men depressed, according to new research funded by the Bupa Health Foundation.
As part of an international study that looked at the genotyping of more than 32,000 people - 4,350 of them from the Busselton area - researchers at The University of Western Australia hope they may have identified new clues to how abnormal lung function may contribute to respiratory diseases.
Writing a 100,000 word doctoral dissertation can be a lonely experience at the best of times. When you add in ‘the tyranny of distance' the challenges facing PhD and Masters students in the Great Southern, many of whom also have full time jobs and family commitments, become considerable indeed.