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Category: Science

Life at Lizard: Goby gardening

Dr Danielle Dixson and Dr Jodie Rummer are working with beautiful little fish that most people never see.

By: Nicola Fraser, Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2014

Life at Lizard: Light trapping

“I’m going to work” takes on a whole new meaning when you’re a marine scientist on a tropical island.

By: Nicola Fraser, Dr Anne Hoggett, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2014

Snail taxonomy: when genitals matter

Two new species of land snail discovered in the Australian Outback that represent previously unknown genera: the penises gave them away.

By: Dr Francesco Criscione, Dr Frank Köhler, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2014

Natural History of Australia’s First National Park

Do you like to visit the Royal National Park? Scientists do too.

By: Dr Helen Smith, Category: Science, Date: 18 Feb 2014

Food Culture: What Happened to Pepper

Spicing, healing and changing the course of history.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 16 Feb 2014

Flying Frogs: the aerodynamic amphibians

Some frogs have well and truly taken a leap into the trees

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 16 Feb 2014

A Week of Fish: Spot the Pygmy Seahorse

What a week! Try spotting the Pygmy Seahorse, view the 'hinge-headed fish' and check out the juvenile wrasse action.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 Feb 2014

Valuing mud

In 1929 the Australian Museum was asked to value Deep Sea Mud samples.

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

Our Global Neighbours: Scroll Paintings

Appreciation of painting – Chinese style

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2014

Frequent fires empty the honeypot

Honeyeater birds favour Blue Mountains heathlands with longer fire-free periods, but current fire frequencies tend to be much higher.

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2014