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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

Our Global Neighbours: Kuningan Day in Sydney, February 2016

The Australian Museum helps the Balinese community of NSW celebrate its sacred day

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 03 Mar 2016

Hollows as Homes citizen science project

A collaboration aiming to build a comprehensive picture of the hollow resources available for native wildlife across Sydney

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: Science, Date: 03 Mar 2016

Eastern Quolls: Back from the brink?

Renewed hope that a mammal thought extinct on the mainland has been given a second chance 

By: Rohan Astley, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Mar 2016

Five new frog species discovered in fast-disappearing forests

The forests of central Vietnam & adjacent Cambodia are home to five new frog species that have hopefully been discovered in the nick of time

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Mar 2016