A new study led by The University of Western Australia has demonstrated for the first time that plants can learn about their environment by making links between events, an ability thought to be exclusive to animals.
Back in 2010-11 Australia "greened", as record-breaking rains triggered a boom in plant growth that removed huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and stored it as carbon in the landscape.
Thanks to virtual reality (VR) technology, the public can experience and explore Beacon Island, the site of the notorious Batavia shipwreck
The University of Western Australia's Zadko Telescope has been used by an international team to reconstruct the shape of a rare 'Barbarian' asteroid (space rock).
The Sentinel-2A satellite takes us over the Gibson Desert in Western Australia in this false-colour image.
Researchers have discovered an ancient species of gecko in the ranges of Central Australia which may shine new light on how and when Australia's deserts began to form millions of year ago.
A DNA metabarcoding approach to study bone fragments could reveal what Western Australia's early aboriginal people ate for dinner.
Australia shifts and tilts back and forth by several millimeters each year because of changes to the Earth's center of mass, according to a new study. The findings could help scientists better track the precise location of ...
Archaeologists from The University of Western Australia have discovered evidence of human activity in a cave in Western Australia's Midwest which proves that Aboriginal people lived there 15,000 years earlier than previously ...