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Animal Emergency Service: The good, the bad and the furry
JCU Alumni Dr. Brooke Schampers shares her experience as an Emergency Intern in the wild world of Animal Emergency Services.
A call to aid in Karumba
Three final year JCU medicine students were called out to assist the town of Karumba in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Imogen. This is their story.
Under the microscope
What is eDNA
What if you could know exactly which animals have passed through a particular area, based solely on the minute traces of DNA they shed? A revolution in biology has arrived.
Ribbiting dilemma has scientists on the hop
The spread of the chytrid fungus since the 1970s has caused frog declines and extinctions globally. In Australia, the Southern Corroboree Frog is one of the most vulnerable and endangered amphibians.
Celebrating 50 years of JCU
Culture shock in 1970s Australia
When economics student Binh Tran-Nam arrived in Townsville in 1973, he landed in a country town without a casino and an aquarium. Discover how Binh fell in love with Australia.
Supercomputing in the 1970s
The PDP-10 mainframe computer that came to JCU in 1970 was big help for students and researchers alike. It also produced the first ‘nerds’ who spent night after night typing away on the ‘big machine’.