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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 coral reef ecosystems. Featured: Dr Jodie Rummer, James Cook University Bridie Allan, Institute of Marine Research in Norway
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 00:35:00 +0200 -
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 Reef to make risky decisions, a team of international...

were quite alarming," said study co-author Dr Jodie Rummer from James Cook University. "In such early life stages, if these reef fishes are
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:25:41 +0200 -
‘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 seriously looked at, according to Independent TD,...

, reportedly reaffirmed his findings as part of a study undertaken in James Cook University. If this was proven to be the case here in
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 15:17:39 +0200 -
Tech trailblazer Ian Atkinson on embracing change>
He works where the rainforest meets the reef: the base of Mount Sorrow in Daintree near Cairns. The skills that...

," says the 53-year-old (54 on July 16) who runs James Cook University's eResearch Centre. Plus, Atkinson says, you must be able to look
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 16:21:00 +0200 -
A hit love song for toads>
James Cook University researchers in Australia say they now know exactly what makes horny cane toads boogie. And the toad tune could help...

James Cook University researchers in Australia say they now know exactly what makes horny cane toads boogie. And the toad tune could help
Thu, 13 Jul 2017 16:25:42 +0200 -
School holiday drone camps are encouraging Darwin girls towards careers in STEM>
School holidays used to be about playing quoits with the kids down the street, but for around 50 girls from Darwin this mid-year break has...

she is not running drone camps, Dr Joyce is a senior lecturer at James Cook University in Cairns and one of the few female academics in her
Wed, 12 Jul 2017 02:11:27 +0200 -
Virtual Reality Brings Dwarf Minke Whales To A Global Audience>
Now you can experience via VR what only a few hundred people see each year.

known predictable gathering of dwarf minke whales in the world. Scientist Dr Alastair Birtles from James Cook University believes it also
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 14:02:19 +0200 -
Diabetes drug may help prevent aortic rupture>
The cheap diabetes drug metformin may have potential for slowing the growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms, Australian research suggests....

Professor Jonathan Golledge, a Queensland vascular surgeon from James Cook University. Metformin could inhibit AAA growth by reducing
Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:35:40 +0200 -
Chinese-Australian love not lost in translation, study finds>
A study into marriage between Chinese and Australians has found love trumps linguistic and cultural

between Chinese and Australian lovebirds. The study conducted by James Cook University researchers Wendy Li and Amy Forbes focussed on
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:07:11 +0200 -
Chinese-Australian love greater than the challenges of intercultural marriage, study finds>
Love can trump the challenges of relationships and culture, according to one of the findings of a study into intercultural marriage between...

The study conducted by James Cook University researchers Wendy Li and Amy Forbes focussed on marriages between Australian men and Chinese
Mon, 10 Jul 2017 09:20:55 +0200 -