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New insights into sleep problems
Wed, 28 Oct 2020
New research suggests nearly two-thirds of middle-aged people are suffering from poor sleep, with an unhealthy lifestyle, shift work, depression, and obesity found to be key risk factors.

Future-proofing Townsville against wastewater contaminants
Fri, 16 Oct 2020
Townsville is leading the way with wastewater testing to help keep our waterways free of hazardous chemicals, thanks to JCU research and the support of Townsville City Council.

Funnel-web spiders: why they kill us, and other news
Thu, 24 Sep 2020
A bite from a male Australian funnel-web spider can kill you, but why do they bother?

New cars will need new skills
Wed, 23 Sep 2020
Self-driving cars available in the near future won’t allow drivers to sleep on the job and may even require special training and licenses to operate, according to a new study.

Covid-19, science and truth
Fri, 18 Sep 2020
A James Cook University scientist says the COVID-19 crisis perfectly illustrates the way governments around the world have let their people down by misunderstanding and underfunding science.

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