No bones about it, dunnarts crawl before growing a skeleton
The development of the dunnart provides a model animal to study other unique Australian fauna and could aid conservation, shows University of Melbourne research
Tasmanian tigers start to look like dogs in the pouch
The Tasmanian tiger and wolf evolved similar genetic blueprints, lifestyle strategies and skull shapes, even as puppies finds University of Melbourne-led study.
The story in the bones of lizards and frogs
CT scans of fossilised bones of Australia’s lizards and frogs are helping University of Melbourne experts understand adaption and extinction amid climate change
3D scanning reveals new (but extinct) star fish
Advanced scanning by University of Melbourne researcher reveals that a rare star fish specimen was actually a new species, but one lost to extinction
Extinct Tasmanian tiger now back in 3D
University of Melbourne experts have scanned and modelled preserved Tasmanian Tiger joeys, allowing them to reconstruct the marsupials' growth and development.