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The mystery of the less deadly mosquito nets
Tue, 28 Jul 2020
Research published in NatureCommunications shows that insecticide-treated mosquito nets, the mainstay in the global battle against malaria, are not providing the protection they once did – and scientists say that’s a cause for serious concern in tropical and subtropical countries around the globe.

JCU professor takes over top role
Wed, 22 Jul 2020
James Cook University academic Professor Peter Leggat has become President of The Australasian College of Tropical Medicine (ACTM).

‘Harmless’ bacteria turning deadly
Wed, 1 Jul 2020
James Cook University researchers are warning microorganisms previously thought to be benign are becoming more dangerous worldwide – and especially in the tropics.

Baby blues hit men too
Thu, 25 Jun 2020
A James Cook University study has found men have some unique risk factors for depression around the time a baby is born.

Food tests could put Aussie lives at risk
Thu, 21 May 2020
James Cook University scientists have found test kits used to detect fish in food and protect those with deadly allergies are focused on species found in the northern hemisphere and miss most traces of fish caught in our region.

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