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Scientists connect the land to the sea again
Fri, 3 Jul 2020
James Cook University and CSIRO scientists have found that removing artificial barriers between wetlands and the coast can have a big impact on the environment – but the process is not straightforward.

Aboriginal artefacts reveal first ancient underwater archaeological sites in Australia
Thu, 2 Jul 2020
The first underwater Aboriginal archaeological sites have been discovered off northwest Australia, dating to thousands of years ago when the current seabed was dry land.

Bleaching affects aquarium corals, too
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
A new study illustrates the potential impact of recurrent heatwaves on coral species collected by the Australian aquarium coral industry.

Visualising threats to North’s native species
Wed, 24 Jun 2020
A new data portal from James Cook University will allow free access to information on more than 1400 rare, threatened and other plants and animals of conservation concern found in northern Australia.

Neural-inspired computers may solve growing problem
Fri, 5 Jun 2020
A study led by a James Cook University scientist shows computer chips based on biological brains may be the solution to a looming bottleneck in computing speed.

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