A global study led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and involving scientists from The University of Western Australia has identified genes that can be used to develop drought and heat tolerant chickpeas.
Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities provide students with the chance to gain industry knowledge, develop work-ready skills and create lasting networks with industry professionals. Jason D'Silva, who is currently completing an Honours degree in Medical Research at UWA, recently undertook a placement at Chisholm Catholic College as part of the Science Consultancy Project.
A new collaborative study led by The University of Western Australia has found that a painful joint condition called arthrofibrosis that can result from traumatic injury or surgery may come in two forms which should be treated separately.
Male primates equipped with all the bells and whistles to attract a female mate tend to have smaller gonads, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia and University of Zurich.