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Blog Archive: Natural History

[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.
[image] Animals who have adapted to live with us

Animals who have adapted to live with us

More than just being our neighbors, synanthropes benefit from the habitats we build.
[image] Can we predict earthquakes?

Can we predict earthquakes?

After a 5.7 magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City, many are asking if these events can be predicted.
[image] The Museum's Wall of Wonders

The Museum's Wall of Wonders

The massive Collections Wall is united by the theme of wonder.
[image] Tracking Dystrophaeus, Utah's First Dinosaur - Part 1

Tracking Dystrophaeus, Utah's First Dinosaur - Part 1

Over 150 years ago, a geological expedition made an unexpected discovery.
[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.