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Category: AMRI

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

Changing chromosomes: do genomic hotspots drive evolution in an iconic Australian marsupial?

New genomic data resolves the relationships of living rock-wallabies but how their diverse chromosomes evolved still remains a mystery…

By: Sally Potter, Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Mar 2017

The (other) Lord Howe insect

On expedition on Lord Howe Island, AM scientists have made an unexpected discovery. 

By: Dr Chris Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Mar 2017

Lord Howe Island and the Australian Museum

AM scientists have embarked on an expedition to benchmark native and introduced animal populations on the island that's 'frozen in time'. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: AMRI, Date: 28 Feb 2017

Linking frogs with flows

Figuring out which frog species like what conditions helps us help them survive.

By: Joanne Ocock, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Feb 2017

Robins showing their true colours

Some Eastern Yellow Robins are brighter than others, but are they just drifting?

By: Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Feb 2017

It's a girl!

The days of gender confusion are over for Hydroides, a large and economically important genus of fouling calcareous tubeworms.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Geoffrey Read, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Feb 2017

Celebrating Women in Science

More women in science = better science. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Feb 2017

The search for the Peppered Tree Frog has begun

My search for a tiny frog that hasn’t been seen for more than 40 years has commenced

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: AMRI, Date: 23 Dec 2016

Facebook for birds

The Cockatoo Wingtag project is shining a light on the extensive social networks and daily routines of 100 of Sydney’s tagged birds.

By: Dr Lucy Aplin, Category: AMRI, Date: 15 Dec 2016