Latest blog entries

Mountain-top frogs teetering on the edge

Two Asian frog species are now officially more threatened than the Giant Panda

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Timothy Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Dec 2015

A rare land snail from north Queensland

The discovery of a rare snail in north Queensland has re-opened the debate on ancient connections between Australia & New Guinea.

By: Dr John Stanisic, Category: Science, Date: 09 Dec 2015

Big discoveries in small shrimp

Strange and new species of opossum shrimp (Crustacea: Mysida/Lophogastrida) revealed in the Australian Museum collection.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Dec 2015

AMRI's Kyle Ewart included in triple j's Top 25 Under 25

A quick Q&A with the scientist they call #RhinoGuy

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 03 Dec 2015

More beacon technology in use at the Australian Museum

For stage four of the museum beacon strategy we have developed an application with gamification at its core.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 03 Dec 2015

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