A new study led by The University of Western Australia has demonstrated for the first time that plants can learn about their environment by making links between events, an ability thought to be exclusive to animals....[Read more]
Improving treatment of viral infections in transplant recipients, determining whether testosterone slows biological ageing in men to improve health outcomes and developing a tool to diagnose and predict different types of diabetes are among 26 projects at The University of Western Australia to receive funding of more than $22 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)....[Read more]
After analysing more than 2000 hours of coastal shark sightings, researchers from The University of Western Australia and other collaborators have warned that habitats important for juvenile shark survival are not adequately protected....[Read more]
Plants that have evolved biological mechanisms to resist, tolerate or even thrive in toxic metallic environments have enormous potential for use in Australian revegetation science, according to a leading soil scientist at The University of Western Australia.
A researcher at The University of Western Australia has used Google Earth imagery to identify almost 2,000 archaeological remains in Saudi Arabia that may lead to better understanding of the pre-Islamic human landscape.
The work of two of The University of Western Australia's medical researchers has been showcased among Australia's best research projects in a new publication launched by the Federal Minister for Mental Health and Ageing Mark Butler.