Latest blog entries

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 1, setting the traps.

“Anything in the pots?” is a question I am frequently asked by crew of the RV Braveheart and my fellow scientists as we document samples.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 07 Nov 2014

Joyce Allan - well-respected scientist

Who is that woman?

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Nov 2014

Eureka Prizes 2014: 25 years of celebrating science

This year marked the 25th anniversary of the 'Oscars of Australian science'.

By: Kea Lambert, Category: Science, Date: 06 Nov 2014

Marotiri Rocks – not for the faint hearted!

"Wave-blasted chunks of rock in the middle of nowhere" – that just about describes Marotiri Rocks

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Nov 2014

New Deep Sea Ghost Flathead

Depressed head, spiny body, eyes too close together and very large? Meet our new species of Ghost Flathead.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 05 Nov 2014

Food Culture: What’s Wrong with Malthus

The food impact on growth of human population.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 05 Nov 2014

The secret life of a fanged frog with an enormous head

We reveal the strange call of an even stranger frog.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 05 Nov 2014

Brooding deep-water sea worms

A new look at bristle worms living in the deep sea reveals how these creatures brood their young.

By: Dr Hannelore Paxton, Andrés Arias, Category: Science, Date: 03 Nov 2014

Urban BioBlitz

A celebration of Citizen Science to find and identify as many plants, animals and other organisms as possible.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 02 Nov 2014

Our Global Neighbours: God of War - Two Incarnations

One big and one small figure of the God Gou from Dahomey.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 30 Oct 2014