How to design the perfect city

Researchers think that the design of city should take into account the well-being of its inhabitants, not just planning where to put parking spaces and roads.

Crafting wine with a microbial bouquet

A single gram of soil can host, on average, around 10 billion bacterial cells representing more than 10,000 microbial species. And it is not just the soil: microbes live all over plants, in the roots, stems, leaves and fruits.

Want to lose weight? Avert your eyes from unhealthy food!

Obese people have a hard time looking away from unhealthy foods compared to healthy-weight individuals according to research from UWA’s School of Psychology.

Human antibiotics inspire the next generation of pesticides

A team of researchers in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry have discovered an unlikely new compound that could help design the next big thing in the world of herbicides: a human antibiotic.

What can you do with a degree in Exercise Science?

With her sights initially set on medicine, Treya majored in Anatomy and Human Biology during her Bachelor of Science at UWA. It was a chance encounter with Exercise and Health as a minor that led to the discovery of a whole new career path.

Argentinian agroindustry needs skilled agricultural scientists

Currently, crop production and the associated agroindustry represent the fastest growing sector in Argentina, says Gustavo Striker, Assistant Professor at the University of Buenos Aires.

Healing severe burns with nanoparticles

A team of UWA scientists are developing nanotechnology solutions for unprecedented skin recovery.

New atomic clock for the World's largest telescope

Our planet is set to receive a massive group of super sensitive ears to detect the faintest waves of the universe, and a new atomic clock will ensure its precision.

How to have a perfect day: eat, sleep and get off your chair

Unlike our hunter-gatherer ancestors from eons ago, we spend most of our day sitting down which is negatively impact our health.