Ultraviolet radiation has caused a steep increase in deaths among marine animals and plants, according to an international team including scientists at the Oceans Institute of The University of Western Australia.
Differentiating melanomas from other pigmented skin lesions in primary care is challenging - but a device used by Australian and British doctors to determine whether a patient has a melanoma has been found to be less accurate than GPs using their eyes and judgment, according to a researcher at The University of Western Australia.
An unprecedented Indian Ocean heatwave that peaked in March 2011 with large impacts on marine organisms at Jurien Bay, 250km north of Perth, may provide crucial insights into how extreme climatic events affect life in the sea, according to research led by The University of Western Australia.
South-western Australia is an important agricultural region and one of the world's top biodiversity hotspots - and researchers are trialling a new method to preserve the precious biodiversity that remains on and around farms.
Females and those aged 35-60 are at risk of not meeting their retirement objectives while weak investor sentiment continues, according to The University of Western Australia and Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) research.