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Category: Science

Rock-a-bye baby – All at sea on the RV Braveheart

During September four staff set out on the RV Braveheart from New Zealand for the Austral and Gambier Islands of southern French Polynesia.

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Dec 2014

The eagle has landed: a crate full of marine worm information

The culmination of 16 months of hard work by marine worm researchers just arrived on a pallet at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 23 Dec 2014

Hiding in plain sight: a new marsupial species for Australia

A new species of rock-wallaby hops into view in Australia’s Top End.

By: Dr Sally Potter, Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: Science, Date: 22 Dec 2014

Understanding Australia's amphipods: major progress and new discoveries

Recent amphipod discoveries include a new genus & species named in honour of the Australian Museum's eminent former director Dr Des Griffin

By: Dr Jim Lowry, Category: Science, Date: 17 Dec 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Albert Namatjira

Artist who ‘changed the face of Australia

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 15 Dec 2014

Wow! Warty Wonder in Weed

This fantastic footage of a Warty Prowfish blew me out of the water!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 05 Dec 2014

Our Global Neighbours: Studying Egyptian Flints

The Wadi el-Sheikh quarry complex extends for several kilometres - millions of flint blades and knives were produced in antiquity.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 04 Dec 2014

Conserving Asian newts could save the world’s salamanders

Healthy salamander populations on both sides of the planet may depend on controlling the international sale of Asian newts as pets

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Dr Bryan Stuart, Category: Science, Date: 03 Dec 2014

Another Night Parrot mystery

Rare Night Parrot feathers have been obtained by the Australian Museum through unsolved circumstances.

By: Dr Walter Boles, Category: Science, Date: 28 Nov 2014

Lily’s encounter with Egyptology

Learning as discovery and adventure.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 28 Nov 2014