Count cuttlefish, map quokka genomes, and make a melon go boom

National Science Week

Great National Science Week stories and talent up for grabs around Western Australia, including:

▪ Take up the challenge to change the future of our oceans?

▪ Flying doctors: saving lives while flying thousands of metres above sea level

▪ How much sunlight is good for your health?

▪ Can big data help save the quokka, koala and wallaby?

▪ Hit the beach in Kalgoorlie

▪ How many rubber bands can a watermelon withstand?

▪ Which would win in a fight: the ocean or Mars?

▪ Become a Carbon Counter and join the challenge cut our contribution to climate change.

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