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World Science Festival 2016

In early March, our Science Festival team travelled to Brisbane for the World Science Festival Street Science event.

By: Ms Ellie Downing , Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Mar 2016

Q and A with 2015 Eureka Prize winner Associate Professor Frank Bruno

Five minutes with 2015 Eureka Prize winner Associate Professor Frank Bruno

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 22 Mar 2016

A lioness, a seamount and a king: the creativity behind naming three new genera of small crustaceans

Three new genera, 17 new species and records on a further 35 known species, this is not the last word on Maerid Crustaceans

By: Dr Lauren Hughes, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Mar 2016

DigiVol - Blog Series

A blog series about the Australian Museum DigiVol project.

By: Rhiannon Stephens, Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Mar 2016

Our Global Neighbours: Galmarra’s Breast Plate

Silver Plate Purportedly Given to Aboriginal Hero.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Mar 2016

Q and A with 2015 Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize winners Gigi and Ella

Read about their Eureka experience

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 11 Mar 2016

Lost and found: a Rapa Nui stone tool finds its real home

Geochemical analysis of an obsidian tool mistakenly attributed to Rapa Nui challenges current views about societies in the ancient Pacific.

By: Dr Robin Torrence, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Mar 2016

Coral bleaching on the doorstep of Lizard Island

The Australian Museum's research station on the Great Barrier Reef witnesses the devastating effects of climate change

By: Dr Lyle Vail, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Mar 2016

International Women's Day podcast: Kim McKay and Rebecca Johnson

Pioneers of science, environmentalism and business in conversation to celebrate International Women's Day 

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 08 Mar 2016

Eyes peeled for the elusive Blind Snake

Serendipity, morphology and museum collections combine to determine a new species of blind snake from the southern Northern Territory.

By: Glenn Shea, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Mar 2016