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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] NHMU Dinosaur Stars in Jurassic World Dominion

NHMU Dinosaur Stars in Jurassic World Dominion

One of the most striking dinosaurs to appear in Jurassic World Dominion is the horned dinosaur Nasutoceratops titusi, the only fossil specimen of which can be found here at NHMU.
[image] NHMU Paleontologists Investigate How Climate Change Affected Life in the Age of Dinosaurs

NHMU Paleontologists Investigate How Climate Change Affected Life in the Age of Dinosaurs

Understanding the ways the fossil record may be incomplete is an important step in drawing out big picture conclusions.
[image] New Treehopper Named After NHMU Executive Director

New Treehopper Named After NHMU Executive Director

NHMU Director Jason Cryan is a world expert on treehoppers, and now he has one named after him.
[image] Take Time to Walk Among the Wildflowers this Spring

Take Time to Walk Among the Wildflowers this Spring

It's spring and Utah is in bloom!
Tags: botany
[image] Research Quest Digs Into Horned Dinosaurs

Research Quest Digs Into Horned Dinosaurs

Dinosaurs like Triceratops offer a crash course in broad evolutionary principles.
[image] Shading In the Fossil Record

Shading In the Fossil Record

There's far more to color in the fossil record than dinosaurs.
[image] How Do Animals Make All Their Beautiful Colors?

How Do Animals Make All Their Beautiful Colors?

From outstanding oranges to vibrant violets, life on Earth makes colors in a variety of different ways.
[image] On Charles Darwin and the Thrill of Discovery

On Charles Darwin and the Thrill of Discovery

The thrill of discovery drives scientists, including very young ones.
[image] People Used Tobacco in Utah 12,300 Years Ago

People Used Tobacco in Utah 12,300 Years Ago

An archaeological site in Utah's west desert contains some intriguing evidence about a familiar plant.