• Science

    Introducing Parrys Raines

    My name is Parrys Raines and I am 14 years old. I am currently the Youth Ambassador for World Wide Fund for Nature.

  • Museullaneous

    Teachers' College 12 June 2009

    On Friday 12 June, 32 teachers and 12 Museum staff came together to talk about how we can provide inspiring learning experiences for students using the rich resources of the Museum.

  • Science

    Taxonomists share their expertise for biosecurity

    Quarantine scientists recently attended an Australian Museum workshop to improve their skills at identifying invasive Diptera, a large order of insects, many of which pose a threat to Australia's biosecurity.

  • Science

    Cracking the'genetic code' of gem stones

    A research team led by Dr Lin Sutherland, a Senior Fellow in Geoscience at the Australian Museum, has completed a major study on 'genetic' signatures in Australian sapphires and rubies. The study combines precise trace element

  • Science

    157 years of Australian Museum science at your fingertips

    Researchers around the world will soon have full online access to 157 years of scientific knowledge published in the Records of the Australian Museum.

  • Science

    Eel biodiversity region discovered

    Analysis of specimens collected in the North West Coral Sea has shown that the area has many marine eel species and some are new to science.

  • Science

    Swimming with the big fish, studying the small

    Imagine trying to track in the open seas the migration of fishes that are only a few millimetres to a centimetre long.

  • Science

    X-ray specs: viewing artefacts in a new light

    Using the latest technologies, archaeologists are digging for new insights into Indigenous trading routes.

  • Science

    Amphibian Conservation in South-East Asia

    Dr Jodi Rowley has been recording midnight frog calls in Vietnam, Cambodia and southern China to inform future conservation programs.

  • Science

    Deep-sea mystery solved as three become one

    So dramatic is the metamorphosis of whalefishes that until now scientists thought the larva, adult male and adult female specimens in collections were from three separate families of fishes.

  • Science

    Helping hand for a vulnerable little chat

    Australian Museum researchers are set to begin a new study on the conservation ecology of an iconic inhabitant of coastal saltmarshes, the White-fronted Chat, with funding from Lake Macquarie City Council and the Herman S

  • Museullaneous

    Public Response to Taxidermy Mounts

    Becky Hitchens, a student at Durham University, Museum and Artefact Studies program asks if we have any information about the public's reaction to taxidermy mounts.