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Thu, 20 Jul 2017

Around 100 of the world’s top quantum physicists are heading to Townsville - and they’ve got some universe-sized issues to discuss.

Thu, 20 Jul 2017
James Cook University researchers are offering a much-needed additional disease testing service to protect northern Australia’s growing aquaculture industry....

Tue, 18 Jul 2017
A world-first study has found that petroleum-based oil, even in small amounts, causes coral reef fishes to engage in risky behaviours, endangering both their lives a...

Fri, 14 Jul 2017
James Cook University researchers say they now know exactly what makes horny cane toads boogie. And the toad tune could help sound the death knell for the pests....

Thu, 13 Jul 2017
A James Cook University scientist has warned about the side effects of overusing topical antibiotics, including concerns they’re contributing to global antibio...

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JCU in the News

Coral reef fish exhibit 'drunken' behaviour from petroleum-based oil
Topics: water-pollution, oil-and-gas, oceans-and-reefs, fish, marine-parks, australia Transcript Humans aren't the only species that...delicate...
18 Jul 2017
Great Barrier Reef: Fish exposed to oil make risky choices, study finds
Small amounts of oil in marine environments cause fish found in the Great Barrier...
18 Jul 2017
‘Benefits of feeding seaweed to cattle need to be seriously looked at’
The potential benefits of introducing seaweed to the diets of cattle deserve to be...
17 Jul 2017
Tech trailblazer Ian Atkinson on embracing change
He works where the rainforest meets the reef: the base of Mount Sorrow in...
15 Jul 2017
A hit love song for toads
James Cook University researchers in Australia say they now know exactly what makes horny...
14 Jul 2017

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