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Dino evolution research a huge step forward
Fri, 30 Sep 2022
Ground-breaking research involving two James Cook University researchers is set to fundamentally transform how scientists are able to view prehistoric life.

Termites – busier as the planet warms
Fri, 23 Sep 2022
As global temperatures rise Australia’s termites are likely to expand their territory south, beyond the tropics, and increase their role in wood decay, according to research published today in the journal Science.

Coal road to cut through imperilled rainforest
Wed, 21 Sep 2022
James Cook University scientists say despite alternatives, Indonesian authorities are moving ahead with the construction of a new mining road through an area home to many endangered species.

Snappy idea set to help crabbers
Tue, 20 Sep 2022
Fishers will soon be able to accurately determine the amount of meat in a mud crab thanks to a new device being developed by James Cook University.

Tornado trouble
Wed, 7 Sep 2022
A new James Cook University study has found some Australians don’t believe tornadoes happen here – and it’s sparked calls for more education about these severe weather events.

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