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[image] Behind the Scenes: What is Experimental Archaeology?

Behind the Scenes: What is Experimental Archaeology?

Efforts to recreate the past lead to some surprising discoveries.
[image] Behind the Scenes: What is a Species?

Behind the Scenes: What is a Species?

The question of what distinguishes one species from another is a complex puzzle.
[image] Behind the Scenes: What Good is a Dirty Kid?

Behind the Scenes: What Good is a Dirty Kid?

Children - as well as adults - can benefit from coloring outside the lines and playing in the mud.
[image] How a Museum Volunteer Became a TikTok Star

How a Museum Volunteer Became a TikTok Star

NHMU paleo volunteer Eliza Petersen made a dino pun that's been taking the internet by storm.
[image] NHMU50: Saving an Allosaurus Graveyard

NHMU50: Saving an Allosaurus Graveyard

NHMU is home to the greatest collection of Allosaurus bones in the world. How did they get here?
[image] Cats are Affected By COVID-19, Too

Cats are Affected By COVID-19, Too

A new study finds that cats are susceptible to COVID-19, but there's no evidence they can spread the disease to us.
Tags: research
[image] A Strange and Mysterious Insect Was Found in Museum Collections First

A Strange and Mysterious Insect Was Found in Museum Collections First

NHMU Director Jason Cryan discovered a new insect in museum collections, and the species wasn't seen again for 20 years.
[image] Five Surprising Discoveries Made With iNaturalist

Five Surprising Discoveries Made With iNaturalist

There are still lost worlds to discover, and they may be as close as your yard or the city park.
[image] City Nature Challenge Highlights the Zoo in Your Backyard

City Nature Challenge Highlights the Zoo in Your Backyard

Programs like City Nature Challenge allow everyone to find the wonder of nature as close as their own home.
[image] Five Ways You Can Become a Citizen Scientist

Five Ways You Can Become a Citizen Scientist

All around the world, citizen scientists are collecting data, making discoveries, and exploring nature.