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Category: Science

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

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 1, setting the traps.

“Anything in the pots?” is a question I am frequently asked by crew of the RV Braveheart and my fellow scientists as we document samples.

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

Eureka Prizes 2014: 25 years of celebrating science

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the 'Oscars of Australian science'.

By: Kea Lambert, Category: Science, Date: 06 Nov 2014

Marotiri Rocks – not for the faint hearted!

"Wave-blasted chunks of rock in the middle of nowhere" – that just about describes Marotiri Rocks

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Nov 2014