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First success for recovering Kalbarri abalone

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.

dateApr 04, 2016 in Ecology
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Snottygobble hacks up propagation mystery

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.

dateMar 31, 2016 in Ecology
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Making and breaking passwords

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?

dateMar 24, 2016 in Security
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More advances toward autonomous cars

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 ...

dateMar 23, 2016 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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