PEOPLE respond well to photos of cute and cuddly animals, which is why these types of images are never far away in the media.
THE humble sea squirt may be diminutive in size and stature but according to UWA PhD student Tiffany Simpson introduced species of this strange looking animal have the potential to do big damage.
IMAGINE being the first human to walk on Mars—for today’s youngsters such ambitions could really materialise as humankind steps closer to the next cosmic frontier.
A WA physicist has issued a warning to space agencies and Google Lunar XPRIZE teams about dust storms on the Moon after examining the results of an Apollo-era experiment.
CONCERN is growing even stronger among West Australians about the sale of caffeinated energy drinks to kids aged under 12, with health researchers calling for government policy to restrict sales to young people.
WHILE it is not unheard of for West Australians to return from Bali or Singapore having contracted the exotic mosquito-borne virus dengue fever the case of one Pilbara man with the virus rang alarm bells for local doctors for one reason—he had never left the state.
A BETTER way of tracking valuable assets; using data matching to prevent fuel theft; and preventing huge rocks damaging mining equipment were all among the winning inventions at the WA Innovator of the Year Awards announced this week.
AN INNOVATIVE method of extracting protein from whey has the potential to turn a waste product of cheese making into a valuable by-product which can help make baby formula, baked goods or feed for fish farms or piggeries.