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DNA tools to curb the illegal pet trade

Our ability to detect the illegal trade in a threatened Australian snake species has just increased.

By: Dr Greta Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2015

Predator outwitted – nest cages take eggs off the menu

Experiments reveal that endangered White-fronted Chats will accept nest-cages, giving Sydney’s population a last hurrah

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2015

Learning Process: Stone tools in the Highlands

Researching stone technology in the villages of Papua New Guinea.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 May 2015

Australia Post stamp featuring Ellarose Savage's 'Turtle'

A new series of stamps features museum treasures, including Turtle, a ghost net sculpture by Indigenous artist Ellarose Savage.

By: Alice Gage, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 19 May 2015

Using Beacons at the Museum - Stage Three Update

For stage three of the museum beacon strategy we have developed an application with beacon interactions at the core.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 19 May 2015

Remembering Great Grandfather and Trustee

The legacy of Reuter Emerich Roth at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Shield of Evidence

Warriors in north Queensland rainforest.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 May 2015

Switched on Kids Shed Light on Science

Our April school holiday programs saw budding scientists getting their hands dirty and exploring the mysteries of light.

By: Sian Rafferty, Category: At The Museum, Date: 07 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Tindalo

A spirit of great men in the Solomon Islands.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2015

Who was Rex Bretnall?

The mysterious young man in the photo.

By: Ms Prue Walker, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 23 Apr 2015