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Female genital mutilation victim care can be improved
Fri, 17 Dec 2021
Researchers have found the care of more than 50,000 Australian women thought to have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) could be improved with the adoption of some simple measures.

JCU helps develop next-gen lamb
Mon, 13 Dec 2021
It’s a unique variety of lamb that producers say just melts in your mouth - and this premium Australian product will be further refined, thanks to a new genetic quality assurance index being developed at James Cook University.

Cancer-causing ‘junk’ under the microscope
Fri, 10 Dec 2021
A James Cook University scientist is studying how ‘junk’ DNA helps cancers develop, and the research may lead to a new way of treating breast cancer and leukemia.

Keeping males in the fridge – the future of Aquaculture
Tue, 7 Dec 2021
New research from James Cook University proposes that banks of frozen male sperm, fertility tools and artificial fertilisation can help supercharge the booming aquaculture industry and keep Australian producers competitive.

The wicked problem of violence in healthcare
Tue, 30 Nov 2021
A James Cook University researcher says the problem of violence in healthcare is extremely difficult and needs a commitment from government all the way down to frontline staff if it is going to be solved.

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