Environment & Conservation
CROCODILE'S eyes are uniquely adapted to scan riverbanks for prey with equal clarity without moving their heads, thanks to a horizontal band of photoreceptors on the back of their eye.
To mark Big Data Week (May 2-6) ScienceNetwork WA asked Dr Kathryn Barker from the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre to delve into how a satellite earth-monitoring project that they are supporting will vastly improve mankind’s understanding of how climate change is affecting the planet.
THE FUTURE of four stunning but highly threatened orchid species in WA’s wheatbelt region is now more secure thanks to a special collaboration between community volunteers and a dedicated scientist.
MORE than 20 years searching for elusive trapdoor spiders across WA’s south-west has culminated in the recent creation of a new genus.