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Glow in the dark rats tested
Tue, 18 Jun 2024
In a world-first experiment, JCU researchers have been using the pelts of dead rats to test if the glow-in-the-dark fur of mammals is being used for secret nocturnal communication.

Students thrive on Sea Country
Wed, 12 Jun 2024
A long-running James Cook University program is continuing to inspire the next generation of First Nations marine scientists with almost 70 north Queensland high school students graduating from the program.

Researchers uncover secrets of the golden barra
Tue, 11 Jun 2024
James Cook University researchers and Mainstream Aquaculture are a step closer to unlocking the mysteries of gold and platinum barramundi after identifying what gives the species their unique looks.

Spiky encounter proves too much for hungry shark
Thu, 6 Jun 2024
A group of James Cook University researchers got the shock of their lives after witnessing a Tiger shark throw up an iconic Australian animal.

Forecasting coral disease risk
Fri, 31 May 2024
A new tool to forecast coral diseases has been unveiled, providing environmental managers with disease risk predictions up to 12 weeks ahead and enabling them to proactively respond to disease outbreaks.

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