Latest news from the region

bamboo sharkNEW research shows banded bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium punctatum) are able to sense predators while still in the embryonic state.

Published in Fisheries & Water

brumbyTHE fate of feral horses (Equus caballus) in the Kimberley Lake Gregory (Paruku) region hangs in the balance of mixed opinion.

YIOTY Logo_2012THE Young Innovator of the Year Program 2012 is set to be the most impressive yet as the initiative branches out with exciting events and more supporters jump on board.

Future cyclones stronger

20/03/2012 - 06:00

cyclone northwestRESEARCH suggests tropical cyclones forming off WA could become more ferocious in the second half of the century due to climate change.

sawfishSAWFISH are not bottom feeders but rather predators that detect and slash at prey in the water, a new study has found.

bush fireWIRELESS fire monitoring sensors which could be a vital early warning system against fire in bush areas have been developed by researchers from Edith Cowan University’s Centre for Communications Engineering Research, to aid in bushfire prevention.

Aboriginal childDO social conditions have a pronounced influence on Australian Aboriginal populations?

horn playerA WEST Australian classical musician has used her PhD to apply physics and human biology to one of the world’s most loved instruments, the French horn.

crowdMURDOCH University researchers are set to illuminate the social psychology of mass generosity, seeking to identify social and psychological factors that could be used to increase donations to humanitarian relief, emergency aid and the long-term global poverty campaigns.

Published in Social Science

Allergy hospitalBLOOD samples taken from patients suffering anaphylactic reactions will be studied in collaborative research which aims to map gene expression during anaphylactic reactions and define what mechanisms trigger them.

Published in Health & Medicine