New research by a scientist at The University of Western Australia contradicts a commonly held view that non cyclist car drivers are more aggressive towards bike riders than motorists who are also cyclists.
Archaeological work at Fremantle Prison is helping illuminate significant differences in how early Swan River Colony administrators treated Aboriginal and Euro-Australian inmates.
An Australian artist and academic plans to connect an ear which he has been growing for years on his arm to the Internet so people can hear and track his movements.
Has Australia's climate always been so dry? Have the tropical reefs around Australia always been there? What will happen to Australia's climate and reefs in the future? The answers lie deep under the ocean, five million years ...
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.
Wood samples collected from inland Pilbara trees indicate the region recently enjoyed a period of unusually high rainfall, compared to the previous two centuries.
Think of an object made of iron: An I-beam, a car frame, a nail. Now imagine that half of the iron in that object owes its existence to bacteria living two and a half billion years ago.
Pets play an important role in developing healthy neighbourhoods by helping their owners to meet people, make friends and even gain emotional and practical support from these friendships, according to researchers at The University ...
A rock shelter in the Weld Range provides evidence of the oldest human occupation in the Mid-West region of Western Australia, a research project partnered between The University of Western Australia and Wajarri Traditional ...
Australian scientists said Wednesday they have uncovered a "very rare" 2,000-year-old natural sea pearl—the first found on the vast island continent—while excavating a remote coastal Aboriginal site.