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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

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

2017 Eureka Prizes entries now open

Celebrating excellence in Australian science.

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2017

Our Global Neighbours: Endeavour’s Destinations 1769-1770

James Cook skilfully recorded what was already known.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 Feb 2017

Celebrating Women in Science

More women in science = better science. 

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

Sir David Attenborough becomes Lifetime Patron

Today world-renowned naturalist and global treasure Sir David Attenborough paid a visit to the Australian Museum.

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

A Labour of Love — the Scott Family Collection

Sisters Helena and Harriet Scott documented the butterflies and botany of NSW in exquisite detail, but their path was not without struggle. 

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: At The Museum, Date: 06 Feb 2017