Find out how sleep disorders are related to the shape of your face, whether plant biology and advances in genomics could alleviate the growing global food crisis, and what our homes and communities will look like when living to over 100 is the norm....[Read more]
New research by a scientist at The University of Western Australia contradicts a commonly held view that non cyclist car drivers are more aggressive towards bike riders than motorists who are also cyclists....[Read more]
The University of Western Australia extends its deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues of Veronica Brady, former Professor of Literature at UWA, Catholic nun and tireless campaigner for Indigenous rights, who has passed away in Perth at the age of 86.
Former governor general Quentin Bryce, Western Australia’s Chief Justice Wayne Martin and WA Governor Kerry Sanderson are among several prominent Australian and international speakers addressing a major forum on gender equality later this week.
An innovative radiotherapy technique that has the potential to revolutionise the treatment of early breast cancer will become available and affordable for all eligible women under Medicare from tomorrow....[Read more]
In work that could aid regeneration of bushfire-affected landscapes, it has been found that the germination of seeds of the red and green kangaroo paw - Western Australia's floral emblem - are greatly stimulated by the poison cyanide.
A research study at The University of Western Australia is analysing how online communication and social media can influence consumer behaviour with the aim of increasing sustainable energy-saving within Australian households.
What do liver cells have in common with wheat seedlings? The University of Western Australia's PhD student Rachel Shingaki-Wells has found that both cope with oxygen starvation better when fed three amino acids: glycine, serine and alanine.
Researchers at The University of Western Australia in collaboration with scientists at CSIRO Plant Industry have made a discovery that will change the way scientists look at the role of respiration in regulating plant responses to disease.
We can lower our risk of heart disease significantly, just by using flour containing 40 per cent lupin beans in the place of conventional wholemeal flour, according to research by Victoria University dietitian Dr Regina Belski and colleagues from The University of Western Australia.
Scientists thought that sawfish used their saw to probe the seabed for food. But a Cairns researcher has found that these large (5 metres or more) and endangered fish actually use the saw to locate and dismember free-swimming fish.