Rueben has had a varied business career before completing a communications degree from Edith Cowan University later in life. While at university, Rueben completed an internship at the West Australian, where he continues to work as a rural reporter today.
Favourite science: Rueben is most interested in the nitty-gritty of livestock genomics and nutrition and fertility in ruminant livestock, but is at pains to point out he likes all types of science.
Loves: Rueben likes to spend time with friends and family, but equally likes to spend time alone staring into space and daydreaming.
Rangers at the The Murujuga Land & Sea Unit (MLSU) in the Pilbara are using use custom designed apps to collect cultural and scientific data in the Burrup Peninsula.
A DNA metabarcoding approach to study bone fragments could reveal what Western Australia's early aboriginal people ate for dinner.
A DRUG-free cancer treatment could teach our genes to destroy the disease from within, according to Western Australian medical researchers.
A NEW drug therapy based on technology developed by Western Australian research could potentially control protein leakage from the kidneys.
A COORDINATED research effort identified one of the genes involved in a debilitating muscle disorder.
AN INTERGRATED approach to tackling cancer and heart disease may fast-track medical breakthroughs according to Western Australian researchers.
3D MODEL generating drones may soon be measuring Western Australia’s rangelands to ocean carbon footprint.
FUME resistant mining explosives research may soon offer resource companies a safer alternative for workers as well as a bigger bang for their buck.
COLD-hard-cash incentives for workers have been shown to cost companies profits while actually decreasing a worker's level of enjoyment and productivity, according to a WA researcher.