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With a sloppy 'kiss,' intrepid fish enjoys perilous feast>
A colorful reef fish called a tubelip wrasse is seen feeding on coral A kiss from a colorful reef fish called a tubelip wrasse is no one's...

, this type of lip has never been recorded before," James Cook University marine biologist David Bellwood said. They discovered that the
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 07:36:43 +0200 -
With a sloppy 'kiss', intrepid fish enjoys perilous feast>
A kiss from a colorful reef fish called a tubelip wrasse is no one's idea of romance, being so full of slime and suction, but it is...

, this type of lip has never been recorded before," James Cook University marine biologist David Bellwood said. They discovered that the
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 05:40:22 +0200 -
Two-year mission aims to seek out PNG's sports stars of the future>
In such a far flung country with a large and fast growing population, it's long been suspected that Papua New Guinea is highly likely to...

sporting talent. Now sports science researcher, Kieran Sciberras, from James Cook University in Cairns, is planning a two year mission to
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:42:10 +0200 -
Badger odour to be used in attempt to lure thylacines on Cape York>
Researchers from far north Queensland have broadened their search area for an animal long thought extinct, after a flood of reported...

, after a flood of reported sightings from the public. James Cook University (JCU) researchers announced in March that they will conduct a
Tue, 06 Jun 2017 00:12:35 +0200 -
Hookworms against diabetes!>
There's a collection of evidence to support the role of hookworm or helminth infection in modifying autoimmune and allergic diseases. But...

, College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University Presenter Dr Norman Swan Producer Joel Werner Further
Mon, 05 Jun 2017 07:50:20 +0200 -
How can Australia have too many doctors, but still not meet patient needs?>
The statement “we have plenty of doctors in Australia” would probably not pass the pub test. Especially if the pub was in a regional city,...

to act is now. Authors: Richard Murray, Dean of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University Read more http://theconversation.com/how-can-
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 22:41:42 +0200 -
Cyclone risk but pets first>
MOST residents in the path of Category 4 Tropical Cyclone Debbie refused to evacuate because they didn’t want to leave their pets behind or...

pets behind or go to a lowly evacuation centre. Queensland’s James Cook University surveyed people in Bowen, Cannonvale, Airlie Beach and
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 19:41:07 +0200 -
Super news: Supa IGA to open at JCU Townsville campus>
The Supa IGA will be located in the Clinical Practice Building and will replace the existing Woolworths supermarket. The Supa IGA will be...

Super news: Supa IGA to open at JCU Townsville campus
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:26:24 +0200 -
The catastrophic coral bleaching at the Great Barrier Reef, in one map>
Two-thirds of the reef have bleached in the past two years.

bleaching have been in vain. Jon Brodie, a researcher at James Cook University and water quality expert, told the Guardian that projects to
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:10:23 +0200 -
New campus to cater>
DRUGS to treat a range of illnesses will be trialled in a new clinic that is part of James Cook University’s new...

of local artists Brian Robinson and Paul Bong. JCU Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding said the campus would help revitalise Cairns’
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 09:46:40 +0200 -