Technology & Innovation

GEOLOGISTS have come to the tentative conclusion that relatively young Mesoproterozoic bedrock lies deep beneath the Nullabor, wedged between two much older formations.

SUBTERRANEAN ants and termites are leading researchers and prospectors alike, to gold and other minerals in the northern Yilgarn district.

HOUSES made out of soil, water and lime are becoming a viable and environmentally-friendly option for remote communities of Western Australia.

Bestof2013AN ACTION packed year for science in Western Australia, we saw our Chief Scientist Lyn Beazley step down from the role, while the Premier Colin Barnett took on the Science Portfolio and opened the ‘Office of Science’.

eureka 3DMillWESTERN Australian scientists and researchers have excelled at the prestigious Eureka science awards announced last week in Sydney, picking up three of the major prizes.

agriculture phosperousA NOVEL approach to the biological recovery of phosphorus from wastewater has been developed by the CSIRO Land and Water in Floreat which may yield significant economic and environmental benefits.

Premier1 resizeIN HIS new role as Minister for Science, Premier Colin Barnett took time to brief ScienceNetwork on his vision for science in WA.

fossil 3dAN INTERNATIONAL research project involving a local scientist has presented the results of a study which used the first non-destructive, three dimensional method of documenting binding attachments in fossil vertebrates.

ASKAPUNIVERSITIES have welcomed Premier Colin Barnett’s move to raise the profile of science within government by taking ministerial responsibility for science policy.

Hydro-car1If Dr Mark Paskevicius and his colleagues have their way, in a few years we’ll be seeing hydrogen fuelled cars zooming across WA and remote country towns powered by solar energy around the clock.

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