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Molecular support for Hydroides amri and the discovery of its mysterious twin

A study not only confirms that Hydroides amri is distinct from Hydroides brachyacantha, but also includes a cryptic species Hydroides nikae.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 Mar 2016

AMplify: Episode 1, Dr Rebecca Johnson

The very first episode of our brand new weekly podcast, AMplify

By: Alice Gage, Category: At The Museum, Date: 29 Mar 2016

Our Global Neighbours: Buckjumping that Never Happened

The comedy of errors in the “Red Indian Show” in Australia.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2016

World Water Day 2016

 Are you celebrating World Water Day today? Join people world wide to focus attention on the importance of freshwater and how we manage it.

By: Hayley Bates, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Mar 2016

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