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Category: Science

Redheads and insects

What do entomologists and phillumenists have in common? The appreciation of a good matchbox.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Science, Date: 09 Oct 2013

Collecting: Document as Object

Stone rubbing - a copy of the inscription on the Nestorian Stele in China - early Christian document.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 08 Oct 2013

A Week of Fish: Not your average 'goldfish'

Wow! This is definitely not your average 'goldfish'.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 04 Oct 2013

Elsie Bramell

As an intern in the Archives, researching the records of the Anthropology department, I was met with the fascinating story of Elsie Bramell.

By: Elizabeth McKinnon, Category: Science, Date: 26 Sep 2013

A Week of Fish: The Frog(fish) Prince!

This week we bring you a very fishy version of 'The Frog Prince'.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Sep 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Drugs

From culture to crime.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 19 Sep 2013

A Week of Fish: World's Ugliest Animal

During the week Mr Blobby was voted the 'world's ugliest animal'.  I would like to set the record straight!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Sep 2013

Collecting: Year 1913

Collections from five continents.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 Sep 2013

Signing off (Polychaetes Conference 2013 )

On Sunday August 4, 2013 the registration desk of the 11th Polychaete Conference opened...

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: Science, Date: 06 Sep 2013

A Week of Fish: 'flying fish' swimming

Strange fish of the week is the Purple Flying Gurnard. Gold Coast Seaway diver and regular contributor Ian Banks sent this fantastic image.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Sep 2013