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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.

New fish allergy triggers found
Fri, 11 Sep 2020
Researchers have identified substances that trigger allergic reactions in people who consume two of the world’s most popular farmed fish.

Missed primary health care harms health
Tue, 8 Sep 2020
A new study from James Cook University links delays in visiting doctors and dentists because of affordability to long-term health problems – causing more suffering and costing government more over time.

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