Witchweeds suck the juices from their host plant while other plants sprout after bushfires and reproduce. Now a coven of researchers at The University of Western Australia has unlocked the secret of the dark arts that could help to bring the dormant back to life.
Research carried out by The University of Western Australia in an international collaboration for an aquarium fish collector based in Cairns has uncovered that, contrary to previous assumptions, a sawfish's saw can actually sense electric fields to locate and attack prey.
Imagine walking inside a beautiful cathedral that exists only in virtual space or inspecting a 3D display home from every angle on a smart phone or digital tablet in the comfort of your home or office.
Overuse of the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) has caused US crops to become infested with glyphosate-resistant weeds - and a world-leading researcher at The University of Western Australia is fighting to prevent similar outcomes here.
A region with some of the world's highest tides and extreme ocean conditions will help researchers at The University of Western Australia better understand the impacts of large physical disturbances and climate change on coastal ecosystems.
A gift of $1.5 million to support significant research into Kimberley Rock Art at The University of Western Australia will advance the understanding of the Indigenous cultural heritage of Western Australia's far north.