Latest fossils News

Tooth-telling brings to light earliest humans from southern Africa
Geoscience Australia collections inspire Artist-in-Residence Exhibition
Giant roo relic found in PNG
Thank you, Queenslanders
MAGNA winner, Wellington caves Ancient Landscape exhibit
Microfossils from earliest land plants provide clues about Australia’s petroleum potential
Wild winter holidays at museum
Decoding leaf: scientists search for features to ID modern, fossil leaves
What Caused This Megatooth Shark’s Massive Toothache?
Geoscience Australia welcomes its 150,000th student
Continued learning for Junior Ranger presenters
New dino-mite family friendly exhibition opens at Mint
Big duck discovery
New fossil reveals origin of arthropod breathing system
Have your say on draft Boodjamulla National Park management plan
New study pinpoints twin triggers of Triassic era extinction event
Fossil worm dung shows traces of microscopic ‘miners’ in elemental silver
New funding round to support our cultural and creative sector
Life on Mars search could be misled by false fossils
Research explains how some plants evolved to depend on fire for survival
Child of Darkness
Mammals’ noses come from reptiles’ jaws
Prehistoric ‘Sea Dragon’ Discovered on English Channel Coast Is Identified as a New Species
Scientist joins next Mars adventure
Triceratops To Call Melbourne Home After 67 Million Years
After 66 Million years – amazing duelling dinosaurs can finally be studied
Curious Kids: could dinosaurs evolve back into existence?
A New Species of Rare Phylum Loricifera Discovered in Deep-sea Surrounding Japan
Study reveals true origin of oldest evidence of animals
Brains ‘primed’ for life on land
Astronomers discover metal-poor globular cluster
Armed with 3D scanners, University anthropologists ready hundreds of fossils for virtual labs
Oldest titanium provides evidence of one-billion-year-old preserved life
Rare fossil named after Doctor Who
New EMS museum collections manager to improve data, research, outreach
Newly discovered rare dinosaur embryos show sauropods had rhino-like horns
New Neural Network Differentiates Middle and Late Stone Age Toolkits
Hiroshima trees planted in Fremantle Peace Grove
Street artists step up to keep City of Parramatta community connected
CO2 levels in Earth’s atmosphere will be higher than at any time in last 3.3 million years by 2025
New global study reveals ‘time-tree’ of Earth’s flowering plants
No leg to stand on for flamingos of Oz
Fish fossils become buried treasure
A Pack of Thieves: oldest parasite-host interaction in fossil record
Fossils found in Bayside: rock-solid evidence of ancient animals
With repeated evolution to catmint
Human evolutionary success due to our ability to adapt to different environments
Study shows you are what you eat when it comes to survival