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Progress made on youth drowning, but more work required

Future too warm for baby sharks

Application Numbers are up at JCU

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Kimi

Warning after aid worker vanishes

JCU Professor honoured with Australia Day role

Reef fish futures foretold

Rising Extinction Risk for Sharks and Rays

It’s not just cricket

When holidays go wrong


Refugee stress and molecular mental health

Planning for COVID-driven regional growth

Determined to fix outback internet

Overcoming the email avalanche

Just add water: the ‘Internet of Things’ goes underwater

Psychedelic drug may free addicts

The future of infectious disease modelling?

Slow lies: sincerity is in the timing

Magnetic attraction: breakthrough test for malaria

Pharmacy courses take off

BESIX Watpac to build JCU’s Technology Innovation Complex

JCU Professor’s rare honour

Rock lobster habitat’s rocky future

‘Sack the manager’ call supported by science


Half a trillion corals: world-first coral count prompts rethink of extinction risks

New scholarship winner

Both old and young fish sustain fisheries

Which cyclone prepper are you?

Indigenous kids are losing sleep

Weed invaders are getting faster

Who vanishes?

Shell middens rewrite history of submerged coastal landscapes in North America & Europe

Night shift more at risk from Covid


Motherhood makes crazy ants lazy

DNA testing reveals hidden coral diversity

Managing like a Boss

How do animals solve problems?

Pre-school mole count shows cancer risk

JCU hub to fight the effect and impact of drought

Eddie Koiki Mabo receives Honorary Doctorate from JCU

Striking Gold! Gold barramundi for aquaculture

In search of a cure: new findings on cell behaviour

Migrants not more likely to drown

New JCU drug therapy to improve healing after ACL reconstruction

Mapping the ‘superhighways’ travelled by the first Australians


Limited fishing zones support reef conservation

Track record predicts future romance

Complex passwords aren't always best

Time running out to save coral reefs

Health check upgrade for the world’s wildlife

New tech targets crazy ant invaders