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Landing on Balls Pyramid

Extreme citizen science at its best — the Australian Museum Expedition team has succesfully landed on Balls Pyramid. 

By: Paul Flemons, Category: Science, Date: 24 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

Climbing Balls Pyramid

A seasoned climber's reflections on scaling the world's tallest volcanic stack. 

By: Keith Bell, Category: Science, Date: 20 Mar 2017

AM EXPEDITION: LORD HOWE ISLAND, 2017

This page aggregates content created about and by scientists on expedition on Lord Howe Island.

By: Madelaine Love, Category: Science, Date: 20 Mar 2017

Tackling brain disorders – Q and A with 2016 Eureka Prizes winner Dr Michael Bowen

 We spoke to Dr Michael Bowen, one of Australia’s leading early career researchers

By: Cara Bevington, Category: Science, Date: 17 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

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

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

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