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Category: Science

‘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

Our Global Neighbours: Australia and Turkey at War

The profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.

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

Our Global Neighbours: Private Potter in Service

Life in science in a time of war.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Apr 2015

Mimic fish benefit from imperfect impersonations

Animal mimicry can become ineffective if it is used too often, and these canny fish know it.

By: Teresa Horsley, Category: Science, Date: 14 Apr 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Who owned the Shirase Sword?

Sydney University historian investigates.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Apr 2015

Our Global Neighbours: A Sword of the Country

Aboriginal culture in early colonial Sydney is documented in written and pictorial sources, but a few artefacts from this period exist.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 09 Apr 2015

Our Global Neighbours: Erotic Life and Art

Triumph over the taboo – images exposing what’s hidden but desired in the Australian Museum collection.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 31 Mar 2015

Cyclone Nathan - Blog series

A blog series about our Lizard Island Research Station's recovery from 2015’s Cyclone Nathan.

By: Category: Science, Date: 24 Mar 2015

Cyclone Nathan: Part 3

The recovery begins.

By: Steve Doo (PhD student University of Sydney) Cassy Thompson (LIRS staff), Category: Science, Date: 23 Mar 2015