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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 used to describe left-handed people, but could the term...

, but could the term also be applied to pets? James Cook University Townsville veterinary lecturer Janice Lloyd has some insight into the
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:07:23 +0200 -
Health Check: why are some people afraid of heights?>
If you’ve ever felt your heart race as you looked down from the top of a tall ladder, you’re not alone. But for some people, their distress...

and how to treat them. Authors: Rebekah Boynton, PhD Candidate, James Cook University Read more http://theconversation.com/health-check-
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 22:29:28 +0200 -
JCU forges new research partnership with World Health Organisation>
CAIRNS will be used as a tropical disease research hub by international doctors under a new agreement between the...

treatments for diseases such as dengue fever and leprosy. JCU already supports research into mosquito-borne diseases such as dengue fever
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:00:28 +0200 -
JCU scientists find scorpions target their venom>
Dr Jamie Seymour from JCU’s Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) said a typical scorpion predator would be a small...

Seymour said, among other opportunities, the finding opened up the potential for improvements in anti-venom design. James Cook University
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 05:48:43 +0200 -
Royal Life Saving new campaign>
It's local people drowning, warns the Royal Life Saving Society

currents.” A joint study undertaken by Royal Life Saving and James Cook University, examined 10 years of fatal river drowning in Australia.
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 -
Study Suggests Answer to Young Persistent Sleep Problems in Young People>
Source: James Cook University. A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates...

Source: James Cook University. A collaborative research project involving James Cook University and the University of Queensland indicates
Wed, 04 Oct 2017 20:28:22 +0200 -
Sharks, rays live longer than previously estimated: Study>
Sydney: An Australian university study published on Friday found a number of errors in the way the age of sharks and rays have been...

and which actually live 18 years longer than previously estimated. James Cook University researcher Alastair Harry conducted a study on 53
Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:58:18 +0200 -
James Cook University Verandah Walk / Wilson Architects>
© Andrew Rankin / Brent Hardcastle Architects: Wilson Architects Location: Townsville City, Queensland, Australia Project Year:...

Other Participants: James Cook University © Andrew Rankin / Brent Hardcastle From the architect. In the heart of James Cook University in
Fri, 29 Sep 2017 02:40:42 +0200 -
Sexiest Job of the 21st Century: Data Scientist>
Data miner? Web analyst? Information wrangler? Harvard Business Review[1] labelled it the “sexiest job of the 21st Century” and the...

and governments worldwide race into the era of Big Data, James Cook University (JCU) is giving its students a head start with a fast, fully
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:04:40 +0200 -
Coral Reef Fish Are More Resilient Than We Thought, Study Finds>
An orange clownfish, Amphiprion percula, lives in symbiosis with a host anemone on the Great Barrier Reef. Alejandro Usobiaga/Scientific...

Munday, of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, said in a statement. “For example, carbon dioxide
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:13:09 +0200 -