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Blog Archive: Natural History

[image] Zombie Ants

Zombie Ants

Researchers discuss zombies: The real, the fake, and their significance in science and culture.
[image] The Top Science Stories of the Decade

The Top Science Stories of the Decade

From fascinating to frightening, here are some of the top science stories of the past 10 years.
[image] Top Dinosaur Discoveries of the Decade

Top Dinosaur Discoveries of the Decade

The past ten years have seen hundreds of new dinosaur discoveries. Here are a few of the highlights.
[image] Ten Natural History Discoveries of the Decade

Ten Natural History Discoveries of the Decade

From humming giraffes to new species hiding in parking lots, it's been a big decade for natural history.
[image] NHMU 50: The Museum's First Curator

NHMU 50: The Museum's First Curator

Eric Rickart's fascination with nature from an early age, led him to becoming the Museum's first scientific curator.
[image] The Curious Case of Myrtle Spurge

The Curious Case of Myrtle Spurge

The legacy of an prolific garden plant raises questions about how we shape the landscape around us.
[image] How Humans are Making Novel Ecosystems

How Humans are Making Novel Ecosystems

Human activities are creating environmental interactions that have never happened before.
[image] Humans Evolved Among Unusual Beasts

Humans Evolved Among Unusual Beasts

A new study by NHMU archaeologist Tyler Faith reveals that African environments changed dramatically over the last 7 million years.
[image] Ten Utah Dinosaurs You've Probably Never Heard Of

Ten Utah Dinosaurs You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Beehive State is brimming with unique dinosaurs.
[image] Find Your Place in the Human Family Tree

Find Your Place in the Human Family Tree

Our species is one expression of a much broader human family that’s existed for over four million years.