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Category: AMRI

The excitement continues: post-Lord Howe Island expedition

Now that all of the AM’s collections and research teams have safely arrived back home, what next? ‘Lots’ is the answer!

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 May 2017

Carb-loading Ibis are long-term stayers

We know that Australian White Ibis enjoy a sandwich in the park, but it’s not just because sausages aren’t on offer.

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 12 May 2017

The truth comes out in the end

Genetic analysis of scats (faecal pellets) from a remnant rock-wallaby colony has revealed an unexpected evolutionary history.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 May 2017

Two new species of ‘micro’ termite

Termites can be hard to identify, both in your floorboards and in the lab. But finding two new species of them might not be all bad news!

By: Tim Lee, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 May 2017

Great Australian Bight Deepwater Survey

The science of the Great Australian Bight (GAB) is poorly known but the CSIRO GAB Deepwater Marine Program is hoping to change that.

By: Dr Penny Berents, Category: AMRI, Date: 07 Apr 2017

Celebrating the Australian Museum's 190th birthday island style

Despite being away working hard in the field, AMRI staff weren't going to miss out on any of the AM's fun 190th birthday celebrations!

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Apr 2017

The Tammar Wallaby, one species or two?

Despite being one of the most intensively studied marsupials, recent genetic studies of the Tammar Wallaby has revealed some surprises.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Mar 2017

Having the INTERN-al perspective

Being thrown into the wonderful world of wildlife genomics has never been more eye-opening and exciting!

By: Aaron Parker, Isabella Contador-Kelsall, Mandy Wong, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Mar 2017

New “Stone” frog discovered from Vietnam

A new gargoyle-like frog emerges from the limestone rocks of northern Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Tim Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Mar 2017

How do worms know where to settle?

The start of a sedentary marine worm's life is a bit of a mystery. How do they end up choosing where to live out their days?

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Mar 2017