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By Author: Brendan Atkins

Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: Introduction

Follow our scientists as they journey into one of the most remote areas on the planet.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jul 2015

Crusty invaders

Did you know Australia is home to the world’s largest and smallest species of freshwater crayfish?

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Jul 2015

Krefft paintings resurface

A recently digitised album of watercolours by former Museum curator Gerard Krefft includes drawings of jewel beetles and flower chafers.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Jul 2015

Win your favourite science print!

Win a stunning framed science photo print in this new online competition.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Apr 2015

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

Grub's up!

Feeling peckish? Here's the solution.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Jul 2014

Fanciful fishes

This collection of Sydney’s earliest natural history paintings is certainly artistic, but is it scientific?

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 May 2014

New lizard from NSW

Was this spectacular new species of lizard first ‘illustrated’ in Aboriginal rock art?

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2014

Tadpoles in the snow

Professor Ronn Altig visited the Museum to describe tadpole specimens collected by Dr Jodi Rowley in Vietnam.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 27 Mar 2014

Meet Kim McKay

Incoming Australian Museum Director Kim McKay is set to bring her unique style and experience to the role.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Mar 2014