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.
FURTHER extending the trading hours of Perth’s licenced premises will result in more people with alcohol-related injuries presenting at metropolitan emergency departments, according to research from the National Drug Research Institute.
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.
AS THE Paris Climate Conference (COP21) kicks off today and people around the world hold their breath for action on climate change, a little closer to home researchers have determined the impacts of climate change may be far more serious than previously expected.
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.