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Blog Archive: Research

[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.
[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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