Murdoch University

  • Should you suffer from insomnia, you'll know how tempting it can be to rely on sleep-aid drugs. A new study, however, suggests that insomniacs may have success with a natural supplement, in the form of saffron extract.
  • Science
    Scientists from Australia’s CSIRO have now found a fungus species that mines for gold and even decorates itself with the precious particles. Following the fungus could be a new, environmentally-friendly way to find large underground gold deposits.
  • ​​Drones are becoming hugely valuable tools in adding to what we know about the creatures of the ocean. Now researchers have dispatched them to study the behaviour of southern right whales and captured a very rare sight, a white calf splashing about off the coast of Western Australia. ​