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Biology and marine biology

Snapping shrimp create rowdy reef in Kimberley Marine Park

Underwater reefs are generally thought of as tranquil places — however some truly unruly residents make one such area off…

Biology and marine biology

Kimberley Reef Connect project to make a splash

The Kimberley Marine Park is known to support diverse marine life however little is known about the coral reef ecosystems.…

Agriculture

Harmful substances impacting tiger snakes across Perth, study finds

New research has found tiger snakes in Perth’s urban wetlands are accumulating high levels of chemical substances from ingesting PFAS…

Awards and achievements

Curtin whale song expert gets top gong from peers

A pioneering marine scientist, whose dedication has contributed to a greater understanding of the secret life of whales through their…

Biology and marine biology

Study finds 107-million-year-old pterosaur bones are oldest in Australia

A team of researchers have confirmed that 107-million-year-old pterosaur bones discovered more than 30 years ago are the oldest of…

Agriculture

Leading soil ecologist appointed new Head of School at Curtin

An internationally recognised microbial ecologist has been appointed the new Head of the School of Molecular and Life Sciences at…

Biology and marine biology

Marine heatwaves decimate sea urchins, molluscs and more at Rottnest

Curtin University researchers believe rising sea temperatures are to blame for the plummeting number of invertebrates such as molluscs and…

Biology and marine biology

Short-term bang of fireworks has long-term impact on wildlife: study

Popular fireworks should be replaced with cleaner drone and laser light shows to avoid the “highly damaging” impact on wildlife,…

Biology and marine biology

Everyday Aussies’ social media posts help find missing plant species

Scientists have identified six new or rediscovered Western Australian plant species from photos taken and uploaded to the internet by…

Biology and marine biology

Study finds blowing bubbles among echidna’s tricks to beat the heat

Curtin University research into how echidnas might respond to a warming climate has found clever techniques used by the animal…

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