Human breastmilk responds quickly to protect the child when there is an infection in mothers or babies, according to new international research led by The University of Western Australia....[Read more]
An animal biologist from The University of Western Australia is among a large team of international researchers biting their fingernails as they wait to learn whether their bid to impregnate a rare giant panda in Scotland has paid off....[Read more]
Travelling around the top end of Australia, would you be able to tell the difference between a poisonous cane toad and a bumpy rocket frog or a giant frog? - They look similar but sound quite different. A new mobile app developed by The University of Western Australia aims to help save those native frogs that so often become the victim of mistaken identity....[Read more]
A puppet in a mask and flippers wonders why blue whales have pushed the limits of evolution to become the biggest animal ever, in a new video produced by a student from The University of Western Australia.
The University of Western Australia's internationally recognised plant scientist Winthrop Professor Harvey Millar has become the first Australian to win a prestigious American award in its 40-year history.
A new study examining gender disparities in the Australian labour market has found female graduates earn less than their male counterparts - and the gender pay gap widens dramatically the older women are at the time of graduation.
An announcement today of a licensing agreement with US drug company Sarepta Therapeutics to develop new treatments based on award-winning research into Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) at The University of Western Australia may lead to the State's first genetic drug derived from WA research.
A potential link between professional pesticide treatments in the home and a higher risk of children developing brain tumours has been revealed in a new study from the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.