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[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] Maddie’s Haddie: Sometimes Paleontology Field Work is Like the Movies

Maddie’s Haddie: Sometimes Paleontology Field Work is Like the Movies

There was one thought in Maddie Connolly’s mind when she walked into her first Utah Friends of Paleontology meeting in 2018. ‘All I want to do is get on digs.’ Read more . . .
[image] Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

Learn About Human Evolution at NHMU

The hominin wall in the Life Exhibition allows visitors to see and touch our closest relatives.
[image] Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

Navajo Baskets Weave Together Generations

NHMU celebrates the vibrant tradition of Navajo basketry with a new online gallery
[image] Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Francene and Kenneth’s Explorer Corps Anniversary Adventure

Explorer Corps First to 29. Francene and Kenneth Spencer were looking to celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary while also staying close to home--they are the first people we know of to visit all of the markers!
[image] Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Many of our daily cosmetic rituals have equivalents in Ancient Egypt.
[image] Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Utah's Uinta Basin holds important information about climate change.
[image] Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Egypt's Nile Is Home to a Special Crocodile

Crocodiles played an important role in Ancient Egyptian culture, and science is still discovering clues about how unique these reptiles are.
[image] Fireflies in New Mexico? Yes, if You Know Where to Look

Fireflies in New Mexico? Yes, if You Know Where to Look

The Western Firefly Project has been tracking lightning bug hotspots beyond the Beehive State.