A STUDY has highlighted the risks of using faster methods of venom immunotherapy (VIT) to prevent allergic reactions to insect bites, suggesting slower, prolonged methods may be safer.
VASCULOGENIC erectile dysfunction (ED) is a novel marker and predictor for future atherosclerotic cardiovascular (CV) events, new research concludes.
GIVEN Chinese supply restrictions and increasing future demand, WA is well positioned on Rare Earth Oxides (REOs).
SOCIAL networking technology is empowering protesters to spread their messages further, organise rapidly and frustrate police attempts to control them.
HIGH levels of homocysteine may not be the causal factor in cognitive and structural impairment of the brain, a study has found.
BEST available evidence clearly indicates that calcium and vitamin D are important players in the regulation of body weight.
ONE of WA's leading environmentalists has called for major improvements to the quality of public debate over environmental issues, warning a culture of adversarial views is stifling much needed action to protect the State’s ecosystems.
ADEQUATE food that can be accessed by all West Australians from a safe, affordable, nutritious and environmentally sustainable food supply is a key priority in developing food security for the State.
RESEARCH from Curtin University’s National Drug Research Institute has found young adults with asthma have higher rates of smoking and alcohol use compared to non-asthmatics.
WHILE men with deep voices may seem more masculine to women, a lower pitch doesn’t indicate great sperm quality.
SOME corals may have the capacity to withstand gradual ocean acidification—a process previously thought of as having the potential to cause their extinction.
RESEARCHERS from Curtin University and UWA are examining if burns sufferers will have an increased chance of developing cancer in the subsequent years following the burn.
WA TEACHERS, industry professionals and scientists were reminded of the thrill of hands-on engineering as American ‘Science Evangelist’ Dr Ed Sobey led them through his inspiring Learning in the 21st Century: Hands-on Innovation Masterclass.
THE mystery surrounding the songs of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) has gotten deeper thanks to findings from researchers in the USA, Madagascar and Western Australia.
SOME children are genetically resistant to the measles vaccine and are still prone to infection despite vaccination against the virus.
NEUROSCIENCE is a rapidly developing area that has seen an explosion of research in the last 10 years—with focus on the brains plasticity, development, and decline, hopes of finding a cure for diseases like dementia are high priority.
NEW research shows banded bamboo sharks (Chiloscyllium punctatum) are able to sense predators while still in the embryonic state.
THE fate of feral horses (Equus caballus) in the Kimberley Lake Gregory (Paruku) region hangs in the balance of mixed opinion.
THE 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.