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Blog: 2021

[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] 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.
[image] Maddie’s Haddie: Sometimes Paleontology Field Work is Like the Movies

Maddie’s Haddie: Sometimes Paleontology Field Work is Like the Movies

There was one thought in Maddie Connolly’s mind when she walked into her first Utah Friends of Paleontology meeting in 2018. ‘All I want to do is get on digs.’ Read more . . .
[image] Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

The hominin wall in the Life Exhibition allows visitors to see and touch our closest relatives.
[image] Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

NHMU celebrates the vibrant tradition of Navajo basketry with a new online gallery
[image] Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Explorer Corps First to 29. Francene and Kenneth Spencer were looking to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary while also staying close to home--they are the first people we know of to visit all of the markers!