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Greater protection needed for Great Barrier Reef’s magnificent table corals
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 - Scientists at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University say more needs to be done to protect vulnerable table corals on the Great Barrier Reef.
Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbott opens new JCU Singapore campus
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 - The Prime Minister, Tony Abbott has officially opened James Cook University’s new Singapore campus.
Huge rainforest experiment underway
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 - An innovative, multi-million dollar James Cook University drought experiment that covers a hectare of rainforest is underway.
Electric car device to drive profits
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 - A James Cook University researcher is working on a new device that will let electric car owners sell extra current from their vehicle’s battery to the power network.
JCU welcomes boost for Northern Australia
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 - James Cook University has most warmly welcomed the release of the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia.
Sediment makes it harder for baby Nemo to breathe easy
Wed, 17 Jun 2015 - Researchers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University have discovered that suspended sediment damages fish gills and can increase the rate of disease in fish.
JCU team finds ‘unprecedented’ earthquake evidence in Africa
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 - A discovery by James Cook University researchers means evidence from the past could be used to help predict the danger of earthquake in less-developed countries.
JCU in the news
Brain chemical turns tree ants into aggressive soldiers
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 23:27:22 GMT
Protection urged for Barrier Reef coral
Sky News Australia (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:23:46 GMT
Tiny gecko could hold secret to new water repellent materials
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:08:55 GMT
Qld researcher aids move to electric cars
Special Broadcasting Service - News (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Tue, 23 Jun 2015 01:10:31 GMT
Divers claim win against coral-killing starfish off Cairns, Port Douglas
Cairns Post (Licensed by Copyright Agency)
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 20:10:56 GMT