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By Author: Dr Mark Eldridge

Aussie marsupial diggers united!

Marsupial moles and bandicoots are related according to first genomic-scale data for Australian marsupials.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Sally Potter, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Oct 2017

A tale of many tails!

On a seemingly unremarkable hill in north Queensland something remarkable appears to be happening …. to wallaby’s tails.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Dr Anja Divljan, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Oct 2017

Just what is Australia’s Dingo?

Almost everything about the Dingo is controversial, including its scientific name.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Stephen Jackson, Category: AMRI, Date: 11 Sep 2017

New book seeks paradigm shift in wildlife management

One of the greatest challenges currently facing wild animal and plant populations is tackled in a new book.

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dick Frankham, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Sep 2017

Male kangaroos don’t always move far from home

Male eastern grey kangaroos can move large distances, but their DNA suggests that sometimes they don’t!

By: Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Mark Eldridge, Category: AMRI, Date: 19 Jun 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

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

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

Conserving koalas: using DNA to look at the big picture

Looking at koala DNA from across the country gives us insights into their past, to help conserve them for the future.

By: Dr Linda Neaves, Dr Greta Frankham, Dr Siobhan Dennison, Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Rebecca Johnson, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Sep 2016

North Queensland Rock-wallabies cause a rethink of biological theory

Rock-wallabies teach us about evolution, as well as looking cute

By: Dr Mark Eldridge, Dr Sally Potter, Category: AMRI, Date: 07 Oct 2015