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Science still at heart of solving MH370 mystery
The discovery of a Boeing 777 flaperon on Reunion Island has vaulted Malaysian Airlines flight 370's disappearance into world headlines again, but is intensive media interest bringing us closer to the truth?
Expedition to unravel coastal seafloor's ancient secrets
International scientists who set sail from Fremantle today will use cutting edge technologies to peer 5 million years into the past to find clues about our future climate.
Tracking project reveals roaming tiger sharks
THE sight of a shark's dorsal fin sticking out of the water usually strikes fear into the hearts of swimmers but for a group of WA researchers every time a tagged tiger shark's (Galeocerdo cuvier) dorsal fin stuck out of ...
Gascoyne's 'trapped continent' turns up unusual gold deposit
Gold has been found in geologically unusual circumstances about 250km east of Carnarvon on the margin of the Japan-sized former continent which forms part of the Gascoyne.
Rottnest marine sanctuaries inadequate for prized fish
A three-year survey of fish species off Rottnest Island has found marine sanctuaries around the popular tourist destination are inadequate for high-risk targeted species.
Rescued turtles turn up new parasite
A wild turtle, left tethered to a stake through a hole stabbed into her neck, is one of five rescued western long-necked turtles (Chelodina colliei) subsequently found to host an entirely new species of Eimeria parasite.
Stabilizing the transmission of time signals for relativity research
They say time waits for no man but David Gozzard might have found a way to at least tame it.
Fire-wise Hakea's invest in larger, fewer seeds
Some of the south-west's iconic Hakea plants that are able to survive bushfires are more likely to have bigger, fewer seeds than those killed by flames, researchers have discovered.
Blitz survey uncovers Mid West mat rush
The recent discovery of the plant species Lomandra marginata (commonly known as mat rush), began with a casual conversation during a Bush Blitz survey.
Hydrogen bus trial shows promise
Heavy transport that emits heat and water instead of diesel exhaust is within WA's reach, a Murdoch University researcher says.