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Category: Science

Our Global Neighbours: Pearl-shelling in Australia

From body decoration and charms to bitterly hard labour.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 29 Feb 2016

Q and A with 2015 Eureka Prize winners Professors Dayong Jin and Bradley Walsh

Read about their Eureka experience

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 26 Feb 2016

2016 Eureka Prizes entries now open

Will this be your Eureka year?

By: Vanessa Gardos, Category: Science, Date: 05 Feb 2016

Afterlife: Missing Bones

Puzzle of the Egyptian Mummy: What happened on the journey to eternity?

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 25 Jan 2016

Our Global Neighbours: Frog Drum

Symbol of fertility, harbinger of rain and wellbeing.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jan 2016

Put your hands up and best foot forward

What can be revealed by looking at a frog's foot?

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jan 2016

A rare land snail from north Queensland

The discovery of a rare snail in north Queensland has re-opened the debate on ancient connections between Australia & New Guinea.

By: Dr John Stanisic, Category: Science, Date: 09 Dec 2015

Big discoveries in small shrimp

Strange and new species of opossum shrimp (Crustacea: Mysida/Lophogastrida) revealed in the Australian Museum collection.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 04 Dec 2015

Afterlife: Embalming the Egyptian Way

Australian connections in the science of the mummy.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 24 Nov 2015

Afterlife: Coffin for a Mummy

Repairs, modifications and repainting.

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