A sustainable grazing system using native perennial shrubs to feed livestock and developed by Future Farm Industries Cooperative Research Centre has won the Caring for our Country Landcare Eureka Prize for Sustainable Agriculture.
Sustained physical activity can add years to life and substantially improve the quality of those years, according to the latest results of a long-term study into more than 12,000 elderly Western Australian men.
A consortium of scientists from 20 countries, including researchers from The University of Western Australia, has made a major breakthrough in understanding the genetic basis of the debilitating disorder, schizophrenia.
A PhD student from The University of Western Australia will take on the world's best young speakers in the global final of the Institution of Engineering and Technology's Present around the World (PATW) 2013 competition after winning the Asia-Pacific Regional competition in Brunei last week.
Women diagnosed with colorectal cancer who are physically active, don't smoke and aren't overweight or obese have dramatically improved survival rates, according to a new study by the UWA-affiliated Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR).
Cutting-edge technology is being used by researchers at The University of Western Australia and Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) to identify differences in the top Cabernet Sauvignon grape clones to benefit the local wine industry and consumers.
Disrupting just one process in the important relationship between microbes and bigger plants and animals that live in ocean floor sediment may have knock-on effects that could reduce the productivity of coastal ecosystems, according to international research published online yesterday in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.