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Travis Park New research finds baleen whales had extreme hearing prior to giant body size and filter-feeding MUSEUMS VICTORIA 09 Feb 2017
Lynley Marshal New CEO for Museums Victoria ABC executive Lynley Marshall announced as new head of Museums Victoria. MUSEUMS VICTORIA 02 Dec 2016
link to media release Prehistoric whale fossil explains a major mystery of evolution – how whales became the largest creatures on Earth. MUSEUMS VICTORIA 30 Nov 2016
frog Scientists reveal bushfires cause a decrease in the genetic diversity of Victoria’s frog populations Kermit was right when he sang it’s not easy being green. MUSEUMS VICTORIA 15 Nov 2016
John Patten Museum Victoria appoints John Patten as Manager of Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre at Melbourne Museum John Patten is recognised for his commitment to education, pride in Koorie culture and generosity. MELBOURNE MUSEUM 04 Oct 2016
Phar Lap Melbourne Museum celebrates Phar Lap's 90th Birthday with a week of festivities! If he were still alive today, he’d be the same age as the Queen, Hugh Hefner and Sir David Attenborough. MELBOURNE MUSEUM 04 Oct 2016
Joanna Sumner puts wildlife tissue samples into the new Ian Potter Australian Wildlife BioBank. New Ian Potter Australian Wildlife BioBank opens at Museum Victoria The new state-of-the-art liquid nitrogen cryofacility for the long-term storage of wildlife tissue samples, is now officially open. MUSEUMS VICTORIA 02 Sep 2016
Capillaries nestled in living tissue. Biomedical Breakthroughs: A New View of You Opens Tonight at Melbourne Museum! Biomedical Breakthroughs: A New View of You opens to the public Friday 2 September, Melbourne Museum MELBOURNE MUSEUM 01 Sep 2016
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