Western Australia's premier adult medical research
institute, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research, has officially
opened its doors with Prime Minister Tony Abbott launching the state-of-the-art
research facility in Perth today.
Australian astronomers have shown galaxies in the vast empty regions of the Universe are actually aligned into delicate strings in research published today in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society....[Read more]
An engineering researcher from The University of Western Australia has won an Australian Government science and innovation award for young people in agriculture to develop an intelligent sensor which will help detect water stress in grapevines in real time....[Read more]
An internationally recognised plant nutrition expert, an Arts/Law graduate and a postdoctoral fellow from The University of Western Australia have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships for 2014, joining an elite worldwide group that includes Nobel Laureates and Pulitzer Prize winners in its ranks....[Read more]
A US television celebrity and dermatologist who is CEO of an international cosmetic company recently travelled to Broome to film a documentary on the native fruit gubinge, also known as Kakadu plum, which will be a key ingredient in a new range of skin care products her company is developing.
Smoking kills more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and puts more in hospital than all the other preventable illnesses put together. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people smoke at much higher rates than non-Indigenous Australians, and not many are quitting.
Mining for development experts from the UWA-based International Mining for Development Centre (IM4DC) are accompanying Western Australian Premier Colin Barnett at the Mining Indaba (or Conference) in Cape Town, South Africa, where Mr Barnett is delivering a keynote address on WA's world-leading mining legislation and regulation.