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Category: Museullaneous

Alert, not alarmed

As the weather warms up and we spend more time outdoors, be aware of the other creatures getting out and about – snakes and spiders.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Oct 2014

Waite, there’s more...

Australian Mueaxseame? Edgar Waite muses on spelling blunders in 1906.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Oct 2014

Bilum in the maketi ples

A traditional weaving technique from Papua New Guinea is finding new forms of expression.

By: Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Oct 2014

Science on the eve of war

Not even the outbreak of war could stop more than 300 scientists from completing their mission to Australia in 1914.

By: Geoffrey Fishburn, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Sep 2014

DigiVol: Where in the World Is DigiVol?

Find out more about what inspired DigiVol volunteers at the Australian Museum to become DigiVollys.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Sep 2014

White’s True-blue Green Tree Frog

Why did early scientists give the Green Tree Frog a Latin name that means ‘blue’?

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Sep 2014

Manta alfredi: Krefft’s Devil Ray

In 1868 Prince Alfred visited the colony, falling victim to a murder attempt. Surviving, his name was patron to a new species of Manta Ray.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 22 Aug 2014

Information graphics with bite

We show you how a venom apparatus works.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2014

Culture and meaning

Two young interns from Indonesia provide insights into the Museum’s cultural collections.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Mrs Yvonne Carrillo-Huffman, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Aug 2014

We're leaner and greener

A new approach to saving energy has won the Australian Museum a key award for business sustainability.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Aug 2014