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Category: Museullaneous

Digging for whale bones

Australian Museum scientists are in the process of excavating three complete whale skeletons from Lord Howe Island.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 16 Mar 2017

Birth Announcement!

After enjoying six months of alone time in our Spiders — Alive and Deadly exhibition, a Rainforest Scorpion now has her pedipalps full. 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Mar 2017

AMplify ep 27: Live at the AM with Dr Helen Maynard-Casely

Instrument Scientist extraordinaire Dr Helen Maynard-Casely talks planetary bodies and why she's a scientist!

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Mar 2017

5 Fast Facts about Arachnophobia

Clinical psychologist Sophie Li gives us the lowdown on crippling fear of spiders. 

By: Dr Sophie Li, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Mar 2017

The women behind the work

From Scott Sisters to Ethel King, scientific illustration has allowed woman to shatter glass ceilings in the world of science.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 08 Mar 2017

People of the AM: Tanya Goldberg, Creative Producer

Fresh from directing award-winning theatre around the world, AM's new Creative Producer Tanya Goldberg is discovering the art of science.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 06 Mar 2017

AMplify ep 26: Vanessa Finney, Manager of Archives and Rare Books

We've seen their exquisite work, but who were the women behind some of Australia's most prominent natural history illustrations?

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 20 Feb 2017

Where will we put the new canoe?

 The Australian Museum's off-site storage finally finds a permanent home.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 14 Feb 2017

Native Tasmanian snail named after Sir David Attenborough

World-renowned naturalist. Living legend. Global treasure. How do you honour a man whose influence is so incomparable? 

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Feb 2017

AMplify ep 25: Sheldon Teare, Objects Conservator

Executive Director and CEO Kim McKay in conversation with Sheldon Teare, Objects Conservator at the Australian Museum (AM).

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 07 Feb 2017