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Category: Science

Polar Regions

Climate change, the Polar Regions and Polar Bears

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 06 Oct 2009

Dust storms

Will dust storms happen more often? What are the impacts?

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 24 Sep 2009

Sydney dust storm analysed by Museum mineralogist

Australian Museum mineralogist Ross Pogson took no time at all to analyse the mineral content of the dust that swept across Sydney this morning, enveloping the city in an eerie red blanket.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 23 Sep 2009

Micro Monsters

Scanning Electron Microscope images of insects and spiders taken by the Museum’s Sue Lindsay feature in a recent Australia Post stamp issue.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

Snails in 3D

  Find out about a new technique that can build three-dimensional models of the internal anatomy of microsnails and other tiny specimens.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

National Reserve Biodiversity Survey

Scientists and volunteers, with support from government and business, joined forces to undertake a species discovery survey of the Charles Darwin Reserve in Western Australia. Could this type of partnership be a model for the future? The Australian Museum's Dr Dave Britton joined the fieldtrip to find out. 

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

Virtual Museum of the Pacific

A virtual platform is being created to unlock the Australian Museum’s world-renowned Pacific Collection for a global audience.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2009

First census of Australian coral reef polychaetes

To learn more about the types and distributions of polychaete species inhabiting Australia’s coral reefs, Museum scientists are conducting a census, using specimens from museum collections and new material to be collected during expeditions in 2009.

By: Rebecca Hancock, Category: Science, Date: 03 Sep 2009

Intergenerational communication is the way forward

The International Children’s and Youth Conference on the Environment. Daejeon, South Korea provides an opportunity for adults, youth and children to work together on climate change.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 27 Aug 2009

In South Korea

Seoul city and the week ahead for the International Children’s Conference on the Environment.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2009