The West Kimberley is one of the last 'mega diverse' places in tropical Australia to be invaded by cane toads, and researchers are working hard to reduce the cane toad's devastating impacts on the wildlife in the region.
On a sublime, starry, evening, with a backdrop of the ebb and flow of a Kimberley macrotide across the mudflats of Roebuck Bay, an astronomer and oceanographer joined together for National Science Week, to explain why the Kimberley boasts the second largest tidal movements in the world.
THANKS to virtual reality (VR) technology, the public can experience and explore Beacon Island, the site of the notorious Batavia shipwreck
The importance of STEM education was emphasised in an awards ceremony when Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia, announced the winners of the 2016 Governor's School STEM Awards at a ceremony held at Government House on Thursday, 24 November 2016.
IN TODAY’S day and age almost everyone would have one if not multiple passwords to access their computer, social media, emails and banking information. So how do people create a password that is both easy to remember and most importantly, keeps their private information secure? Curtin University computer expert Mihai Lazarescu explains…
THIS week UWA’s Dr Ana Sequeira shares her insights into a new way to transfer models developed for the Great Barrier Reef to WA’s Ningaloo Reef in order to expedite research efforts and make funding stretch even further.
THANKS to WA’s world-class low frequency radio telescope, we now know what happened to a distant star millions of years before we first saw its explosion, just thirty years ago.
CITIZEN scientists have had a big win, with the discovery of a rare galaxy cluster being named after the two volunteers who found it while on Radio Galaxy Zoo.
A national study involving Curtin and Deakin universities has found that three-quarters of Australian children view sports betting as normal, and even positive.
A DRUG-free cancer treatment could teach our genes to destroy the disease from within, according to Western Australian medical researchers.