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Disturbing the peace

Marine biologist Vanessa Messmer finds that the iconic coral trout may be reaching the limits of its tolerance to the warming oceans.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2013

Ouch! An isopod grabbed my tongue

Biting your tongue takes on a whole new meaning when it comes to these parasites, says marine biologist Melissa Beata Martin.

By: Brendan Atkins, Category: Science, Date: 18 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Weird fish award

And the weird fish of the week award goes to ... the Shortpouch Pygmy Pipehorse.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 15 Mar 2013

Crowdfunding - what's possible?

Veronica Mars, the Tesla Museum and Eric the pliosaur. Is crowdfunding the way of the future for museums?

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Mar 2013

International Pi Day

Do you know what's special about the 14 March?

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 Mar 2013

HSC students explore Alexander in Great depth

HSC students experienced an intensive day studying Alexander the Great.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 13 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Rare seahorse retrieved

What a week!  A rare seahorse was retrieved from fish guts and gudgeons were seen scaling a slippery slope.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 08 Mar 2013

Our Global Neighbours: The Crocodile Mask E17339

Historical context.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2013

Clean Up Australia Day 2013

Clean Up Australia Day is a simple way you can take action to clean up, fix up and conserve our prized Australian environment.
 

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Citing the Site

New staff, new questions and new challenges; one stand out though was the 'ewww factor' of the fungal leatherjacket images.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2013