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Sorry JPEG, sometimes you're a pixellated mess

Don't knock nostalgia when you're knee-deep in a 35 mm slide collection.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2014

DigiVol:Malacology CRG 008 digitised and almost dusted

 DigiVol digitisers support the work undetaken by Malacology Collection staff and research scientists.
 

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jun 2014

Croc Swap

Recently we swapped two young Freshwater Crocodiles, Crocodylus johnstoni, for two new hatchling crocodiles in Surviving Australia.

By: Lachlan Manning, Category: At The Museum, Date: 24 Jun 2014

Keeping and Breeding Egyptian Beetles, Blaps polychresta

For the past few years the Australian Museum has bred this amazing beetle. This has required trying new ideas and a few little changes.

By: Chris Hosking, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Jun 2014

Diamonds make valuable discovery

A golden object spotted in the water proved to be an interesting find.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jun 2014

Tropical visitor

During their morning swim, the pink-capped Bold and Beautiful swimmers were recently surprised by another bold and beautiful creature.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2014

DigiVol: Archives show their appreciation

Find out why DigiVol was given such a delicious and beautifully decorated cake.

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

Fishy loans?

"So, you wanna borrow a fish... you've come to the right place."

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Jun 2014

Scientists for a Day meet Australia’s deadly 30

The recent Scientist for a Day program saw young would-be scientists come face to face with Australia’s most dangerous animals.

By: Felicity Nelson, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 Jun 2014

It ain't Hollywood!

Filming the demonstration of how a Two-Circle (Theodolite) Reflecting Goniometer works.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Science, Date: 12 Jun 2014