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Earth science

Ore-some: New date for Earth’s largest iron deposits offers clues for future exploration

Research led by Curtin University reveals that Earth’s largest iron ore deposits – in the Hamersley Province of Western Australia…

Earth science

No bones about it: 100-million-year-old bones reveal new species of pterosaur

New Curtin University-led research has identified 100-million-year-old fossilised bones discovered in western Queensland as belonging to a newly identified species…

Earth science

Fresh findings: earliest evidence of life-bringing fresh water on Earth

New Curtin-led research has found evidence that fresh water on Earth, which is essential for life, appeared about four billion…


No bull: How creating less-gassy cows could help fight climate change

A Curtin University study has revealed breeding less-flatulent cows and restoring agricultural land could significantly reduce rising methane emission levels,…

Earth science

Key moment in the evolution of life on Earth captured in fossils

Curtin-led research has for the first time precisely dated some of the oldest fossils of complex multicellular life in the…

Awards and achievements

Curtin researcher crowned Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year

Curtin University geoscientist Dr Hugo Olierook from the School of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the John de Laeter Centre…


Historic MWA milestone reached as we go ‘back to the future’ in the cosmos

A world-class telescope in outback Western Australia is on the verge of unlocking more secrets from the start of the…

Awards and achievements

Curtin’s stars recognised among the State’s finest

Six leading Curtin researchers and two of the University’s powerful science engagement programs have been named finalists in the 2023…

Earth science

New research dates the formation of Earth’s continents

Researchers at Curtin University have established a new framework for dating the Earth’s evolution including the formations of continents and…


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…

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