Researchers at The University of Western Australia say that "next frontier" of agricultural science is understanding the root system and function of crop plants to significantly increase Australian grain production, keep farms viable and help continue to feed the world despite the onset of increasing drought and climate change.
Two of The University of Western Australia's top mechanical engineers have been recognised by Engineers Australia with the Sir George Julius medal for their ground-breaking research into the use of engineering computations in image-guided surgery.
In its ever-expanding quest to process astronomy data and discover much more of our Universe, theSkyNet has joined forces with the Pan-STARRS1 Science Consortium (PS1SC) to probe other galaxies beyond our own Milky Way.
Using a simplified mobile web interface, the new mobile version of OneSearch allows you to search all of the resources that you would be able to search using your computer— books, eBooks, articles, databases, and other types of resources—directly from your mobile device.
On Thursday April 26 Information Services is launching a new service which allows UWA staff to place requests via Get It for books and articles held in print in any of the UWA Library collections. These will be supplied either to your desktop via Get It (in the case of copies) or to your mailbox (in the case of printed books).
A superplume, or massive episode of volcanic eruptions that related to extensive melting of the Earth's mantle, could explain the puzzling reappearance of major iron formations long after the rise in atmospheric oxygen about 2.4 billion years ago, which should have prevented iron forming, according to a study published in Nature today.