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Blog Archive: Research

[image] Where Are Pterosaurs on the Reptile Family Tree?

Where Are Pterosaurs on the Reptile Family Tree?

The research of NHMU's Chief Curator Randy Irmis and his colleagues is published in the journal Nature.
[image] Plants Reveal How People Lived in Bears Ears

Plants Reveal How People Lived in Bears Ears

A collaborative effort is revealing which plants were important to people who have lived in Bears Ears over millennia.
[image] Executive Director Jason Cryan Helps Discover New Amazonian Species

Executive Director Jason Cryan Helps Discover New Amazonian Species

Biodiversity Discovery: a new genus and species of spittlebug from the Amazonian rainforest.
[image] Fossils at Bears Ears

Fossils at Bears Ears

A primer on the region, the fossils found so far, those that are likely to be there, and why it matters.
[image] Did Climate Change Help Dinosaurs Get Their Start?

Did Climate Change Help Dinosaurs Get Their Start?

Geologists and paleontologists have good reason to suspect that climate change might play a role in dinosaur origins.
[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.
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[image] Sofa Science — CSI: Crimes Solved with Isotopes

Sofa Science — CSI: Crimes Solved with Isotopes

Join isotope Ecologist Christy Mancuso to discover how stable isotopes can solve crimes.
[image] Sofa Science — Neuroscience of Addiction

Sofa Science — Neuroscience of Addiction

Join neuroscientist Danielle Giangrasso in this episode of Sofa Science from NHMU to learn how addiction hijacks our behavior and our brains.
[image] Sofa Science — Surviving Disaster

Sofa Science — Surviving Disaster

Emily Post is a cultural anthropologist. Join her as she discusses responding to disasters in this episode of Sofa Science from NHMU.
[image] Sofa Science — Bioelectric Chemistry

Sofa Science — Bioelectric Chemistry

Victoria Russell is a bioelectric chemist. Explore her research in this episode of Sofa Science from the Natural History Museum of Utah.