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Master Chef versus octopus: the ultimate challenge

With barbecue tongs blazing and hat askew, the Braveheart cook bags a beauty.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 20 Mar 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Remembering Brigadier General Roth

Achievements and connections of progressive military medic.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 19 Mar 2015

Triple Beizam Hammerhead Shark Headdress: An interview with Ken Thaiday

Torres Strait artist Ken Thaiday talks about what his work and his totem, the hammerhead shark means to him.

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2015

Conservation of Australian Snails

Conservation programs tend to overlook some of the most important and most diverse groups of animals – the invertebrates.

By: Ms Catherine Beehag, Category: Science, Date: 17 Mar 2015

A new, fire-eyed, frog discovered in the forests of Vietnam

A small frog with bright orange eyes has just been discovered from the forested mountains of Vietnam

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Mar 2015

Say hello to the Eastern Tadpole Coffinfish

A pudgy little coffinfish that lives over a kilometre below the surface has just been named.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Mar 2015

Not what you think

Mention ‘French Polynesia’ and palm trees and cocktails come to mind; but, think again.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 09 Mar 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Stranded in Melanesia in WW I

How the virtual prisoner of the Great War found new directions in anthropology.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 04 Mar 2015

On the lookout for octopuses

Five species found on Southern French Polynesia expedition!

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 02 Mar 2015

Do we influence how young fish find home?

Human impacts on the ocean may go even further than you know, disrupting the ability of fish larvae to find their way to a safe habitat…

By: Jack O'Connor, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Mar 2015