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Local farmers who are preparing to sow their wheat crops over the next fortnight should hold off, according to local scientists who warn sowing mainstream varieties too early can risk yield penalties at the end of the season.
Scientists working to return abalone to a once-flourishing population on the notoriously wild coastline north of Kalbarri have enjoyed their first major success—with new juvenile abalone recruits popping up in the region.
More than 20 years searching for elusive trapdoor spiders across WA's south-west has culminated in the recent creation of a new genus.
An observation about tall wind-resisting cacti in New Mexico has led to a new Perth-manufactured product for the multi-billion dollar global deepwater oil industry.
Local researchers have unravelled the germination secrets of WA's strangely-named snottygobble tree (Persoonia longifolia R.Br.), thereby opening the door for the species to help rehabilitate WA's landscape.
As someone who once envisaged a career path as an economist, Lesley Gibson certainly never anticipated the places that she'd go on to work.
It might seem like an idea out of CSI: Las Vegas, but local forensic researchers have come up with a way of using blowflies to determine if someone has died via nicotine poisoning.
Next time you're hoping to snare a marron in the South West, spare a thought for the fertility of the animals in the murky water below.
The issue of choosing a good password is still key for cyber security because users tend to pick passwords that are easy to remember rather than secure. So what are the key attributes of a good password?
Having your car drive itself to wherever you want to go—a concept immortalised in Minority Report or Total Recall—is one step closer with local researchers about to install lane changing capabilities in a self-driving ...