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Category: AMRI

Great Australian Bight Deepwater Survey

The science of the Great Australian Bight (GAB) is poorly known but the CSIRO GAB Deepwater Marine Program is hoping to change that.

By: Dr Penny Berents, Category: AMRI, Date: 07 Apr 2017

Celebrating the Australian Museum's 190th birthday island style

Despite being away working hard in the field, AMRI staff weren't going to miss out on any of the AM's fun 190th birthday celebrations!

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Apr 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

Having the INTERN-al perspective

Being thrown into the wonderful world of wildlife genomics has never been more eye-opening and exciting!

By: Aaron Parker, Isabella Contador-Kelsall, Mandy Wong, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Mar 2017

New life for an old volcano

An interesting story of volcanic activity can be found right under our feet here in Sydney!

By: Ross Pogson, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 Mar 2017

New “Stone” frog discovered from Vietnam

A new gargoyle-like frog emerges from the limestone rocks of northern Vietnam.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Tim Cutajar, Category: AMRI, Date: 17 Mar 2017

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