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Can seaworms help develop marine parks?

The distribution of seaworms may help identify which marine areas warrant higher levels of protection

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Prof. Bill Gladstone, Category: Science, 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

Our Global Neighbours: Mr Potter Goes to War

Gentlemanly pursuit on a periphery of war.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Aug 2014

Tim Flannery - a lifetime of achievement

The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) honours Inaugural Lecturer, Professor Tim Flannery, with a Lifetime Achivement Award.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 19 Aug 2014

Capitalism, Cities and the Theory of Evolution

How humanities influenced the central idea in evolution.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 Aug 2014

A new name and a new direction for our scientific research

A wonderful speech by Professor Merlin Crossley capped off the official launch of the Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) last week.

By: Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 18 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

Balinese Expressions: Painted Lives

Are Balinese paintings biographical?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Aug 2014

Science Festival buzzes

Eating crickets, knitting neurons and cuddling a dinosaur can mean only one thing: the launch of the Australian Museum Science Festival.

By: Lisa Robinson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 15 Aug 2014

Fish Tongue Biters: more than just one of a kind

Meet Smenispa irregularis, one of more than 100 different species of crustacean isopods found lurking in the mouths of fishes.

By: Melissa Martin, Category: Science, Date: 14 Aug 2014