Latest news from the region
NEW research has revealed a woman’s fertility appears sensitive to the condition of her gums.
THE experience of bringing furniture home from the store only to discover it doesn’t fit or doesn’t match the rest of the room will be a thing of the past.
A NEW study has found prolonged exposure to trans-genes during gene therapy alters the structure of neuron dendrites, possibly with damaging effects.
WHILE the International Conference on Entomology, recently held in India, was meant to focus on pest and disease control for agricultural purposes, no one suspected that the theme would change from insect-killing to insect-saving, when came WA Professor of invertebrate conservation's turn to speak.
RESEARCHERS are looking at the health benefits of including lupin (Lupinus sp) in diets and the genes that cause the nutritional benefits.
AN ethno-ecologist is researching traditional Aboriginal groups’ ecological impact on wild desert plants, which they harvest for sale to wholesale suppliers.
A NEW application (app) developed by students from Edith Cowan University turns ordinary smartphones into a survival and rescue device, allowing users to send crucial GPS information directly to the WA Police Air Wing with the touch of a button.
GLOBAL warming may have both positive and negative effects for coral reefs off the Western Australian coast, according to a new study.
MAJOR misconceptions about people with disability and their sexuality—and a lack of adequate rehabilitation research—are the biggest concerns for effective treatment in this area, according to a Curtin University lecturer.
WESTERN Australian Centre for Health and Ageing Professor Leon Flicker says older Kimberley Aboriginal people have a prevalence of dementia five times as high as non-aboriginal Australians.