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Know your product

Dr Shane Ahyong is the Museum's go-to guy for crabs (or anything else with ten legs).

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jan 2011

The oldest diorama in Australia?

Recent research on the history of the Lord Howe Island diorama in our Skeleton Gallery, the only historic diorama remaining in the Museum.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 24 Jan 2011

Planarian Worms

Once the wet weather starts, the Museum often gets inquiries about small, brightly coloured ‘snakes’, invasions of‘leeches’, unusual ‘slugs’ and similar queries – all relating to an animal which is actually none of these.

By: Mr Martyn Robinson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 24 Jan 2011

Australia Day Debate - Live Broadcast

In conjunction with the Australia Day Debate today at 2:30pm EST, we are broadcasting the event live on the web.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 23 Jan 2011

Nudibranchs in Antarctica

Meet Dr Nerida Wilson, one of several new recruits who are boosting the Museum's research capability. Nerida specialises in sea slugs and sea snails.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 21 Jan 2011

This week in web: 21 January 2011

Continuing the measurement theme again this week, we have been looking at our stats for November and December 2010 and found some interesting stuff. 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Jan 2011

Our top 50 animals!

What animals are people looking for on our website? Here’s a quick summary.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 Jan 2011

Bring your Game

As part of the Sydney Festival 2011 the " Bring Your Game" forum was organized out at Campbelltown Arts Centre which featured some of Hip Hops top talents from Australia and Aotearoa - New Zealand to share in this worldwide phenomenon.

By: Dion Peita, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jan 2011

This week in web: 14 January 2011

Well, this post is really about the past 18 months in web. What’s happened since we launched our site? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011

More on Facebook

Are we too obsessed with Facebook?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Jan 2011