Latest blog entries

Peering into the past: Potoroos provide new insight into biodiversity in Australia

Our study of one of Australia's most secretive marsupials sheds light on how changes to forests have enriched biodiversity

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Dec 2015

Anna Bligh’s link to one of Australia’s 50 greatest explorers

Former Queensland premier Anna Bligh dropped in to see a relic of William Bligh's ill-fated ship

By: Jessica Watson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 25 Nov 2015

Afterlife: Embalming the Egyptian Way

Australian connections in the science of the mummy.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Nov 2015

Afterlife: Coffin for a Mummy

Repairs, modifications and repainting.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Nov 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Two Illustrious Germans

Lives in the science of Natural History.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 Nov 2015

Waterbug Watch training day October 24, 2015

Waterbug Watch is a citizen science initiative of the Australian Museum.

By: Greg McDonald, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 17 Nov 2015


An excerpt from Tim Cope’s book On the Trail Of Genghis Khan.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 17 Nov 2015

A new species of frog discovered from the forests of Cambodia and Vietnam

A tiny little frog that looks almost the same as another species has just been revealed from the imperiled forests of Southeast Asia

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Nov 2015

Expedition to Swain Reefs

According to Gilbert Whitley '...surely the spirits of the Barrier Reef naturalists may haunt the heavenly air of Heron Island'

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 12 Nov 2015

Afterlife: Man in a Coffin

A practice of forensic examination.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Nov 2015