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Ochre mine paints ancient picture
Since 2007 Wajarri Traditional Owners have collaborated with UWA archaeologists to explore the unique cultural heritage of the Mid West's Weld Range, most recently as part of the Weld Range Web of Knowledge project.
Real-time probe illuminates snapper stocks
Department of Fisheries (DoF) scientists are 'lighting up' DNA from pink snapper (Chrysophrys auratus) eggs to better estimate the health of west coast stocks.
The brains behind the chip that works like a brain
A company that started in Perth several years ago is poised to revolutionize the world-wide computer industry with a computer chip that aims to mimic the operations of the human brain.
Zoos talk, but do people listen?
A study involving 176 zoos from more than 50 countries has found zoos are missing opportunities to educate visitors about conservation and sustainability.
More sex key to protecting bee populations
They're small, they're responsible for helping produce a third of the world's food production, and their foraging habits and sex lives are crucial areas of scientific research.
Meteorite search about to begin
Geological relics from the far reaches of the solar system are the focus of a quest by the fireball hunting team at Curtin University.
Dating, understanding and appreciating the Aboriginal Rock Art of the Kimberley
Australia is home to one of the world's great art treasures in the form of hundreds of thousands of rock art sites scattered throughout the country.
Migrating humpbacks face double blow from human activity
Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) on their annual migration along WA's coast are facing pressure from both reduced food availability because of climate change and being disturbed by mining and boats, according to two ...
Keeping personal details personal in the Digital Age
Users of mobile phones, tablet computers and other devices with a memory card—that being practically everyone these days—risk having their identify stolen if they don't securely erase their personal data.
DIY satellite launches from backyard shed to lower orbit
Working from his shed in suburban Perth Stuart McAndrew is constructing Australia's first Rubik's Cube-sized satellite which he hopes to launch into orbit next year.