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ABC Online: The weird, wonderful and worrying world of sea snakes

The weird, wonderful and worrying world of sea snakes
ABC Online, 22 Aug 2018

You might have heard rumours and myths about sea snakes, but scientists want you to know they are often misunderstood. (Supplied: Matt Curnock) Close your eyes and take the plunge.
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:45:58 GMT -

ABC Online: Australian university turns tonnes of food waste into potent bio-fertiliser exported to Asian farms

Australian university turns tonnes of food waste into potent bio-fertiliser exported to Asian farms
ABC Online, 18 Aug 2018

An Australian university is turning tonnes of kitchen scraps into high-value fertiliser that is being sold to farmers in Asia. James Cook University has become the first university in Australia to pioneer an innovative food waste disposal system known...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:45:58 GMT -

ajp.com.au: Pharmacists to be embedded in Aboriginal health

Pharmacists to be embedded in Aboriginal health
ajp.com.au, 04 Sep 2018

New research shows the potentially life-saving benefits of integrating pharmacists within Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services James Cook University, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and the National Aboriginal Community Controlled...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:14:13 GMT -

The Border Mail: Researchers find Nemo's genetic code

Researchers find Nemo's genetic code
The Border Mail, 11 Sep 2018

Finding Nemo just got a whole lot easier on the genetic level after an international study led by Queensland researchers. The team has successfully mapped the genome of the orange clownfish - the star of the family movie Finding Nemo - and a common...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:14:13 GMT -

The Advocate: 'Fit'NSW koalas could save species

'Fit'NSW koalas could save species
The Advocate, 13 Sep 2018

A Queensland university says gene diversity in koalas will be key to their survival. Queensland researchers have found pockets of genetically-diverse koalas that could prove to be the saviours of the species. Koala populations across Australia are in...
Mon, 17 Sep 2018 05:10:11 GMT -