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This week in Fish: Barnyard of Fishes

This week we feature a veritable barnyard of angry, dancing fishes - Cownose Ray, Blackfin Pigfish, Ferocious Puffer and Eastern Hulafish.

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

On unicorns...

This beautifully preserved book is a scientific examination into unicorns and other horned beasts dating from 1645.

By: Emma Gray, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 01 Feb 2013

Foundation Supports Torres Strait Art Project

One of the many joys of being a fundraiser is being able to generate support for valuable projects that make a difference.

By: Juliet Gauchat, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jan 2013

Alexander the Great teacher surveys

We surveyed teachers about their personal and professional usage of digital technologies.

By: Chris Lang, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 18 Jan 2013

Sydney Fiji Day 2012

How and why did the Australian Museum participate in the Sydney Fiji Day 2012 Festivities?

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jan 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project

What is it, why is it needed and how is the Museum involved?

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Category: Science, Date: 16 Jan 2013

Museum Research Associate wins John Mulvaney Book Award

Our research associates continue to produce award-winning publications.

By: Maxine Kauter, Category: Science, Date: 15 Jan 2013

What are museums for?

Two interesting reports came across my desk over the break that address this key question...

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 15 Jan 2013

Museum2you - 2012 review

Museum2you was successfully trialled in 2012 and far exceeded our expectations.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 10 Jan 2013

Huge, Green Flying Frog discovered in the lowland forests of Vietnam

Meet Helen’s Flying Frog (Rhacophorus helenae). A huge, green, “flying” frog that, up until now, was completely unknown to science.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 08 Jan 2013