Goldfields Education Mining Industry Alliance (GEMIA) welcomed new residents and students to Kalgoorlie-Boulder at the Explore the Goldfields Community Expo, described by Wendy Duncan MLA as “a brilliant concept that not only welcomes new people to town but refreshes local knowledge about what is available to see, serve and do in our great community”.
TWO experts unravelled the science behind making the high quality wines that southern Western Australia hold dear, in “The Science of Grapes and Wine” event, hosted by the Great Southern Science Council and South Coast NRM.
FROM designing better drugs to pondering the nature of gravity waves, UWA’s new supercomputer Pople is empowering local scientists to push the boundaries in their own fields.
WITH this week’s release of the new Captain America movie, Civil War, it’s another opportunity to see Captain Rogers and Tony Stark as Iron Man draw on their superhuman strength and technology—even if they bring it to bear against each other this time around.
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.
HOW do I look in the mirror? What do people think when they see me? It is common for people to spend most of their lives asking themselves these questions which are linked back to their own body image. In the first PERSPECTIVE of 2016 ECU’s Karen Lombardi delves into research on early childhood development to examine where attitudes about body image began.
WE’VE already found gravity waves through a detector that can sense movement which is around 100 trillion times less than the width of a human hair, so what’s the next step? How about increasing that sensitivity by using a cat flap.
WE’RE used to seeing comets hurtling through space leaving a trail of material behind them, but now local scientists have seen an entire galaxy doing the same thing.
WEST Australian diabetics who need to inject insulin to maintain their lifestyle may soon be free of the regular needle jab—and the constant annoying questions that go with it.
LOCAL GP’s, pharmacists and other health professionals are being urged to discuss how much alcohol older people should drink, as they are more physiologically at-risk of the effects of drinking.