Latest blog entries

Fossil tube microstructure helps to address evolutionary unknowns of deep-sea tubeworms

Do fossil tetragonal Mesozoic tubes belong to the ancestors of the worms living in the deep sea today? 

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Feb 2016

And a worm award goes to… an AMRI student!

AMRI’s Yanan Sun wins the Best Student Poster Award for her presentation on invasive calcareous tubeworms.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Feb 2016

2016 Eureka Prizes entries now open

Will this be your Eureka year?

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 05 Feb 2016

Streamwatch campaign for community awareness

Greystanes High School attended the Youth Eco Summit to promote awareness of water quality in local creeks.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Feb 2016

Oldest known fossils of Australian climbing songbirds discovered in Queensland

Fossils of treecreepers and a new species of a sittella add to the growing picture of Australia’s past songbird diversity.

By: Jacqueline Nguyen, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Feb 2016

Little crustaceans of desert pools

Few people have heard of clam shrimps, yet in many desert pools they are abundant and diverse.

By: Professor Brian Timms, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Feb 2016

More than Maratus

An interview with Maratus: A Documystery director Simon Cunich.

By: Ms Ellie Downing , Category: Museullaneous, Date: 28 Jan 2016

Sydney’s wild mammals

Many of Sydney’s native mammals can still be found – if you know where to look

By: Dr Sandy Ingleby, Category: explore, Date: 27 Jan 2016

What makes a great Australian?

Reflections on inspiring Australians by AM Executive Director and CEO Kim McKay 

By: Kim McKay, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 25 Jan 2016

Afterlife: Missing Bones

Puzzle of the Egyptian Mummy: What happened on the journey to eternity?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jan 2016