THE structure of the microvasculature or blood vessels in the iris could play an important role in people’s contraction of eye maladies like glaucoma and cataract, according to a WA-led study.
MALES with low sperm quality probably won’t get much help from dining on fish oil supplements and a bag of carrots, recent aquatic-based research suggests.
From May 7th to 9th, the Albany region hosted the 2015 Scitech Science Awareness Festival, which included a Festival Expo Night with over 300 attendees.
When you imagine an atmosphere so thick it could crush you, a blood red sky devoid of oxygen and a year of over 1000 days, your first thought is unlikely to be Kalgoorlie. However, this is indeed what the Kalgoorlie region was like during the Archaean period.
AS TERMINATOR: Genisys hits cinemas around the world, ScienceNetwork WA looks at some of the feats performed by robots in the Terminator films, and investigates how long until reality catches up with science fiction.
SOFTWARE developed by a WA PhD student is quickly and accurately locating genes and correcting gene sequences in disease-causing fungi.
THIS week ECU’s Eyal Gringart sets about trying to correct misconceptions about the lack of value in hiring ageing workers by using scientific evidence to ensure those who are long in the tooth get a fair go in the workforce.
THIS week WA Museum palaeontologist Dr Mikael Siversson considers the interaction between ancient sharks and extinct marine reptiles and he also talks about what made him sink his teeth into the palaeontology field from a young age.
PERTH’S planet hunter TG Tan has boosted the efforts of international astronomers whose discovery of a strange exoplanet is challenging ideas about how planets form.
WORKING from his shed in suburban Perth Stuart McAndrew is constructing Australia’s first Rubik’s Cube-sized satellite which he hopes to launch into orbit next year.