Evidence of complex microbial ecosystems dating back almost 3.5 billion years has been found in Western Australia's Pilbara region by an international team including UWA Research Assistant Professor David Wacey.
A community taskforce which has seen researchers from The University of Western Australia work with volunteers and other organisations to tackle toxic algal blooms in Broome's Roebuck Bay has won the 2013 Southseas Oceans Hero Award.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Royal Perth Hospital are conducting a study to see whether a face wash and gel containing tea tree oil is effective for treating mild to moderate acne (pimples).
The international Square Kilometre Array (SKA) office awarded contracts to prepare for the world's largest radio telescope yesterday, marking the start of the return on Australia and WA's investment in the ambitious Square Kilometre Array.
Seagrass, mangroves and salt-marsh ecosystems are able to develop strategies for climate change adaptation and mitigation, according to a new study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
In a breakthrough described by one international expert as ‘a wonderful piece of lateral thinking', a team of researchers from The University of Western Australia has helped develop a novel nanoparticle light filter system which stimulates the growth of useful microalgal organisms.