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Blog Archive: Research

[image] Archaeological Evidence Suggests Men and Women Have Different Responses to Climate Change

Archaeological Evidence Suggests Men and Women Have Different Responses to Climate Change

The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change publication reports that women are more vulnerable to the effects of climate change due to their domestic responsibilities in the household and local community.
[image] Loss of ancient grazers triggered a global rise in fires

Loss of ancient grazers triggered a global rise in fires

The loss of grazing species of megafauna triggered a dramatic increase in fire activity across the world’s grasslands.
[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] Citizen Science and Digital Transcription in the time of COVID

Citizen Science and Digital Transcription in the time of COVID

Volunteers are helping to transcribe scientific information, including hand-written field notes, paper catalogues, specimen labels, and more.
[image] Collapse of Earth's Geomagnetic Field 42,000 Years Ago

Collapse of Earth's Geomagnetic Field 42,000 Years Ago

Learn more about some fascinating new research by NHMU's Curator Tyler Faith and his colleagues.
[image] Ammonoids of the Digital Sea

Ammonoids of the Digital Sea

Learn more about these iconic fossils.
[image] Polar DinoFest: Pete Makovicky

Polar DinoFest: Pete Makovicky

Paleontologist Pete Makovicky muses on the epic history of fossil discoveries from Antarctica.
[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.