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[image] When Mummification Was For the Birds

When Mummification Was For the Birds

The sacred burial practices of ancient Egypt were applied to animals as well as people. Learn more about the work of Alicia Cunningham-Bryant, the first speaker in our online series "Stories from Egypt."
[image] The Many Colors of Tourmaline

The Many Colors of Tourmaline

Tourmaline is a favorite of mineral collectors and also gemstone collectors and anyone who loves colorful semiprecious gemstone jewelry.
[image] The Art of Making Diné Baskets

The Art of Making Diné Baskets

Every step of making a Diné basket is an art.
[image] Tracking Fossils to Follow Utah's Past Climate During the Eocene

Tracking Fossils to Follow Utah's Past Climate During the Eocene

The Uinta Basin is brimming with fossils that are helping paleontologists understand how climate affects life on Earth.
[image] Rare Fossil Comb Jellies Uncovered in Utah's West Desert

Rare Fossil Comb Jellies Uncovered in Utah's West Desert

Delicate fossils hint at how these squishy animals have changed through 500 million years.
[image] Natural History and the Nile

Natural History and the Nile

The Nile River is critical to the history of Ancient Egypt.
[image] Maddie’s Haddie, Part 2: When You Know, You Know

Maddie’s Haddie, Part 2: When You Know, You Know

In part two of this story, Maddie's dinosaur discovery is confirmed and work begins to uncover and identify the dinosaur.
[image] Life is short, eat good mushrooms

Life is short, eat good mushrooms

Our curator of mycology discusses his love of wild mushroom and gives an overview of a surprising study by two of his students.
Tags: mycology
[image] Utah's Summer Spider Bioblitz

Utah's Summer Spider Bioblitz

Get out there and meet some of Utah's most overlooked residents - spiders!
[image] My Introduction to Range Creek: A Greater Appreciation for Archaeology

My Introduction to Range Creek: A Greater Appreciation for Archaeology

Our executive director describes his first visit to the amazing field station in Range Creek Canyon.