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Sydney over 100 million years ago

Crocodile-like creatures roam the streets of St Peters while a volcano erupts over Narrabeen – just another day in Sydney, a long time ago.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Jun 2013

Notes from Nature – Digitising the Edgar Waite Dairies #1

Edgar Waite began his life-long diary habit at the tender age of eight.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Science, Date: 28 Jun 2013

Exploring DNA

What do you know about DNA? Find out how to use common household items to extract DNA from your next fruit salad.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Jun 2013

DigiVol: So what’s happening in the DigiVol lab

Find out what we are working on now.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Jun 2013

Our Global Neighbours: Pacific-culture ancestry in Formosa

Bark cloths, sailing with outrigger, headhunting and more.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jun 2013

A Night at the Museum

Our Foundation’s Food for Thought gala dinner was a huge success, raising nearly $70,000 to support our research into wildlife genetics.

By: Juliet Gauchat, Category: At The Museum, Date: 21 Jun 2013

This week in fish: Fishes with a Manly flavour

Some of the new content added this week has a 'Manly' flavour.  How good is your knowledge of Sydney fishes?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jun 2013

This week in Fish: Oh, oh, oh what an Oarfish!

Really interesting happenings this week.  Amazing Oarfish video and cool footage of juvenile Purplespotted Bigeyes.  Thank you everyone!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jun 2013

June 9 is International Archives Day

International Archives Day promotes the important work of archivists in organising, preserving and making records accessible.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Jun 2013

World Environment Day 2013

The 2013 World Environment Day theme is Think.Eat.Save. This anti-food waste and food loss campaign encourages you to reduce your foodprint.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 05 Jun 2013