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Category: Science

Message in a bottle

Scientists worldwide can access the Museum’s collections through specimen loans.

By: Erinna Ford, Category: Science, Date: 12 Jun 2015

Seastars of a feather flock together

Feather stars are beautiful marine animals that may be under threat. A recent AMRI Fellowship study sheds new light on this enigmatic group.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 02 Jun 2015

The Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Aboriginal shellworkers of La Perouse

La Perouse Aboriginal shell artists Esme Timbey and Marylin Russel keep alive a contemporary craft.

By: Dr Scott Mitchell, Category: Science, Date: 01 Jun 2015

Learning Process: The Bow in Question

The double life of wooden bow habou-numa from Lake Kopiago.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 27 May 2015

Learning Process: Stone tools in the Highlands

Researching stone technology in the villages of Papua New Guinea.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 May 2015

Remembering Great Grandfather and Trustee

The legacy of Reuter Emerich Roth at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 18 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Shield of Evidence

Warriors in north Queensland rainforest.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 11 May 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Tindalo

A spirit of great men in the Solomon Islands.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2015

‘Red Listing’ to help save Southeast Asia’s Amphibians

A first step in biodiversity conservation is determining which species are most threatened with extinction.

By: Timothy Cutajar, Category: Science, Date: 23 Apr 2015

Frogs in the trees

In making the transition from the swamp to the tree-tops, different groups of frogs have evolved in remarkably similar ways.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 21 Apr 2015