Thanks to virtual reality (VR) technology, the public can experience and explore Beacon Island, the site of the notorious Batavia shipwreck
The jury is still out as to why hundreds of killer whales (orcas) flock to a location above the continental shelf near Bremer Bay on WA's south coast.
A Western Australian first trial to return oysters to an Albany estuary is exceeding scientists' expectations, a year into the ambitious project.
A DNA metabarcoding approach to study bone fragments could reveal what Western Australia's early aboriginal people ate for dinner.
No longer science fiction, Australia's first fully driverless, electric shuttlebus—the RAC Intellibus—has begun trials along the South Perth foreshore.
Quokkas are popular 'selfie' photograph subjects for visitors to Rottnest Island, but the 'happiest animal on earth' has less to smile about in the South West, a year after a devastating bushfire.
A pair of Curtin University researchers has come up with a way of extending the shelf-life of vegetables, fruit and flowers by slowing down the process that leads to them spoiling.
Australia could have been home to some of Earth's largest ever volcanic eruptions more than 100 million years ago.
Scientists are filling in the gaps about Western Australia's only freshwater aquatic mammal—the rakali, or native water rat, that colonised Australia over three million years.