New research from The University of Western Australia's affiliate the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research shows that consumption of sugary drinks is high amongst Australian children and adolescents with the majority consumed in the home.
Three major Chinese companies have joined The University of Western Australia and 15 other Chinese and Australian science and industry partners to develop new international collaborative approaches to energy and mining research.
Sex plays a much more important role in the reproduction of vitally important seagrasses than previously thought, according to important new findings by researchers from The University of Western Australia.
The last mineral thought to have been unique to the Moon has been discovered in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia. It was identified by researchers at The University of Western Australia's Centre for Microscopy, Characterisation and Analysis (CMCA).
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.