More than 300 scientists work here in earth and life sciences, our core research labs and library and archives.
An acclaimed research institution, we publish over 700 scientific papers a year with international collaborators.
New Guinea is home to more plant species than any other island
The first taxonomically verified checklist of the plants of New Guinea is complete.
Mars 2020: an essential guide to the mission
Where will the rover land, and will it find life on Mars?
Echolocation gives whales lopsided heads
Whales are some of the only animals with wonky heads.10 July 2020
Human ancestor Homo erectus had the stocky chest of a Neanderthal
New research on Turkana Boy is changing our understanding of the species Homo erectus.6 July 2020