Staff and students from The University of Western Australia's School of Animal Biology have made a rare sighting of the threatened chuditch, or western quoll, in Perth's southern suburbs, confirming their presence on the Swan Coastal Plain.
International researchers hope to create a new wheat hybrid suited to waterlogged and saline conditions by identifying genes similar to those responsible for the ability of rice to survive in watery conditions.
A two-year study by a collaboration of scientists including researchers from The University of Western Australia has recommended structural changes to the groynes at Port Geographe in the State's South West to remedy long-term seagrass accumulation problems.
Are whale aggregates tied to upwelling deepwater in Sri Lanka? How do sharks sense their prey? Did you know sloshing around of Liquid Natural Gas can damage tankers? What is a perched beach? The answers to these and other questions were shared at the Inaugural UWA Oceans Institute's Postgraduate Showcase.
The distressing auditory hallucinations experienced by most people with schizophrenia arise from a dysfunction in the brain rather than, as most patients believe, an external malevolent force, according to research by Associate Professor Waters.