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Cracked road
Tue, 24 Oct 2017

We are living in the most dramatic era of road expansion in human history, but many planned roads should not be built, concludes a major study by James Cook University researchers.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017
James Cook University is giving the Townsville community a chance to meet members of the USA’s national rugby league team while they are in town for the Rugby ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017
Pearls, pests, poxvirus and pasture: JCU, together with their industry partners, have picked up more than $6.5 million in federal funding for landmark research to bo...

Tue, 17 Oct 2017
James Cook University researchers are leading a global search for one of the most fascinating creatures of the deep – the sawfish – and they’re usi...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has picked James Cook University as a partner to battle diseases that kill more than a million people and make more than a billio...

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JCU in the News

Left-handed animals: Is it alright if your pet is a leftie?
Left-handed animals: Is it alright if your pet is a leftie? ‘Southpaw’ has been...
17 Oct 2017
Health Check: why are some people afraid of heights?
If you’ve ever felt your heart race as you looked down from the top...
17 Oct 2017
JCU forges new research partnership with World Health Organisation
CAIRNS will be used as a tropical disease research hub by international doctors under...
17 Oct 2017
JCU scientists find scorpions target their venom
Dr Jamie Seymour from JCU’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) said...
15 Oct 2017
Royal Life Saving new campaign
It's local people drowning, warns the Royal Life Saving Societycurrents.” A joint study undertaken...
05 Oct 2017

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