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Sydney fly turns up in Los Angeles

The origin and distribution of a little yellow fly is solved after 90 years.

By: Dr Shane McEvey, Category: AMRI, Date: 25 Aug 2015

Monitoring life on the beach

How much do the methods we use matter when monitoring the tiny critters that call the beach home?

By: Dr Lucia Fanini, Dr Jim Lowry, Category: AMRI, Date: 24 Aug 2015

The Biggest Fish - New South Wales New State Emblem

Behind the recent announcement of the new NSW state fossil emblem – the fossil fish Mandageria fairfaxi – lies a truly remarkable story.

By: Rose Docker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 21 Aug 2015

Teaching entomology in Papua New Guinea: part two

Teaching a group of dedicated entomologists in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea

By: Dr Chris Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 20 Aug 2015

Another cosmopolitan species hits the dust!

We reveal that a “widespread” marine worm species is actually several undescribed species, each known from restricted localities.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: AMRI, Date: 19 Aug 2015

Letter from the Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: back in Birdsville

The fifth missive from journalist Jo Stewart, who is documenting the work of our science team in the Simpson Desert.

By: Jo Stewart, Category: Science, Date: 18 Aug 2015

What sparked your imagination

The Australian Museum science festival has started with a Big Bang this week.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Aug 2015

Letter from the Simpson Desert Expedition 2015: treasures in the dunes

The fourth missive from journalist Jo Stewart, who is documenting the work of our science team in the Simpson Desert.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Science, Date: 14 Aug 2015

Robyn Williams presents the 2015 Annual Australian Museum Research Institute Address

Science broadcaster Robyn Williams AM delivers address and is honoured with the 2015 Australian Museum Lifetime Achievement Award

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Aug 2015

Blog Series: Simpson Desert Expedition 2015

A blog series about our 2015 research expedition into the Simpson Desert

By: Alice Gage, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2015