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Category: Science

Snail mountain: the amazing snails of Mount Kaputar

An extinct volcano in NSW is home to an endangered community of land snails, including a bright scarlet slug.

By: Michael Shea, Category: Science, Date: 27 Nov 2014

Lily Day at the Museum

A week of learning and discovery.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 Nov 2014

A light in the night? What’s nightlighting?

Steve and Sally examining Anna's nightlighting catch.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 25 Nov 2014

Our Global Neighbours: The Mystery of a Drinking Bottle

From an ancient pre-Columbian graveyard to the Captain Cook Collection.

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

Our Global Neighbours: Cloth and its Meaning

Textiles of Southeast Asia are amongst the richest in diversity and design in the world.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 13 Nov 2014

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 3, invertebrates and processing the samples.

Apart from use in the seafood industry baited traps (or pots) are also a great way to collect marine specimens for scientfic study.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 11 Nov 2014

Eureka Prizes: 2014 wrapped up

The 25th anniversary of the Eureka Prizes saw plenty of entries, news stories and outstanding Australian science rewarded.

By: Kea Lambert, Category: Science, Date: 10 Nov 2014

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 2, retrieving the catch.

Apart from use in the seafood industry baited traps (or pots) are also a great way to collect marine specimens for scientific study.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 07 Nov 2014

Biosecurity and the Museum

The Australian Museum has a crucial role to play in protecting Australia's biosecurity.

By: Dr Shane Ahyong, Category: Science, Date: 07 Nov 2014

Great Barrier Reef sustainability plan

A new plan for sustaining the Great Barrier Reef ignores climate change impacts, says Australian Museum research head.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 07 Nov 2014