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[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] Two-Legged Crocodile Ancestors Once Roamed Utah

Two-Legged Crocodile Ancestors Once Roamed Utah

Study released this week on 2003 specimen of Poposaurus, found in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah.
[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.
[image] How Humans are Making Novel Ecosystems

How Humans are Making Novel Ecosystems

Human activities are creating environmental interactions that have never happened before.
[image] Research Quest Inspires Students to Explore Utah's Wilderness

Research Quest Inspires Students to Explore Utah's Wilderness

A new Research Quest program focuses on dramatic changes in the Uinta Mountains.
[image] What Does "Nature" Mean?

What Does "Nature" Mean?

The idea of nature has had many different meanings throughout history.
[image] 2019 Indian Art Market: Sam Dimmick Takes Best in Show

2019 Indian Art Market: Sam Dimmick Takes Best in Show

Native Alaskan artist Sam Dimmick won Best in Show at this year's Indian Art Market.
[image] 2019 Indian Art Market Honors Etta Claw Peacock

2019 Indian Art Market Honors Etta Claw Peacock

Weaver Etta Claw Peacock won second prize in this year's Indian Art Market.