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Category: Science

New bone-stripping crustaceans discovered from the deep-sea

Exploring one of the most poorly-understood ecosystems reveals amazing new species that can teach us about life in their extreme environment

By: Dr Niamh Kilgallen, Category: Science, Date: 21 Jul 2014

New fossil Longhorn beetle gives us clues to the past

A new fossil longhorn beetle provides a link between early Cretaceous and modern beetles.

By: Dr Chris Reid, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jul 2014

Watching an anglerfish grow

Most people have never watched a fish 'grow up' in the wild, but over a 5 month period Jayne Jenkins did just that.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jul 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Fragments of World Prehistory

Professor Shellshear and his collection of stone-age artefacts.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Jul 2014

Egyptian Past: A Pedigree of our Apis Figure

Visual Grace in Faulty Body – How Original is Replica?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 08 Jul 2014

Jenolan Caves minerals form with help from bats and wallabies

We complete the most comprehensive Jenolan Caves mineral study for over 100 years, and find some surprises.

By: Ross Pogson, Armstrong Osborne, David Colchester, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jul 2014

Scorpionfish - A Most Unexpected Fish Tale

The discovery of a new fish from Sydney harbour is pretty exciting. After waiting a decade, we can now report on its live colouration.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jul 2014

A rare glimpse into the private life of a poorly-known frog

The breeding behaviour of a fat, narrow-mouthed frog is captured for the first time.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Dr Ronald Altig, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jun 2014

Mysteries of the deep

A new study reviews what we know and what we don’t about some fascinating creatures of the deep.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jun 2014

Which way home from the big blue?

It's a big blue ocean if you are only 10 mm long. New research shows how tiny larval reef fishes find their way around the ocean.

By: Dr Jeff Leis, Category: Science, Date: 27 Jun 2014