In a world first, Indian and Australian medical scientists are attacking lethal brain tumour stem cells with a naturally occurring protein in a bid to cure an aggressive form of cancer that kills within weeks or months.
Witchweeds suck the juices from their host plant while other plants sprout after bushfires and reproduce. Now a coven of researchers at The University of Western Australia has unlocked the secret of the dark arts that could help to bring the dormant back to life.
Torrents of underground water from the heart of the Mojave Desert flow into Las Vegas casino waterfalls, fountains, lagoons and wave machines - an example of water use that is sucking America dry, according to one of the world's leading water authorities.
In spite of recent media reports suggesting that exercise may not be useful in obesity management, overweight and obese people should not be discouraged from taking it up, according to a paper published today in the Medical Journal of Australia.
The contribution of three outstanding academics from The University of Western Australia who have revolutionised the global understanding of accounting, microelectronics and human lactation has been recognised in this year's Australia Day honours.
One of Western Australia's oldest and rarest species of frog has been found to be extremely susceptible to changes in climate, according to a study by researchers at The University of Western Australia.
Movement-based video games may be perceived as an alternative to physical activity - and a study at The University of Western Australia aims to rate them for their contribution to energy expenditure, movement skills and social interaction.
His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh visited The University of Western Australia today to inspect the progress on the development of advanced aerial mining exploration technology with the potential to discover minerals in new locations.
Research projects at The University of Western Australia and The University of Queensland have received a total of more than $425,000 in the second round of UWA-UQ Bilateral Research Collaboration Awards funding.