[image] Spinning a Sustainable Future

Spinning a Sustainable Future

A growing field of biologists and materials engineers are taking hints from spiders and developing methods to replicate spider silk proteins for commercial use.
[image] Is The Greatest Snow on Earth in Danger?

Is The Greatest Snow on Earth in Danger?

As this winter season comes to a close, NHMU digs into Utah's claim to "The Greatest Snow on Earth," and whether or not it's in danger.
[image] NHMU's Hidden Minerals

NHMU's Hidden Minerals

The often-overlooked minerals collection at NHMU is full of visual surprises and lessons in crystal forms and chemistry. Find out where you can discover these gems at the museum.
[image] A Fuzzy Invader—Fox Squirrels in Utah

A Fuzzy Invader—Fox Squirrels in Utah

After introduction to the West over a century ago, fox squirrels have finally made their way to Utah.
[image] Utah Tyrannosaur Discovered After 76 Million-Year Slumber

Utah Tyrannosaur Discovered After 76 Million-Year Slumber

What was it like to be there when a 76 million year-old tyrannosaur was airlifted from its longtime grave? And where had that grave been over those many millions of years?
[image] The Birth of the Antiquities Act

The Birth of the Antiquities Act

Read about the early days of the Antiquities Act.
[image] Weaving a Revolution: Contemporary Navajo Baskets

Weaving a Revolution: Contemporary Navajo Baskets

NHMU is honored to house The Twin Rocks Trading Post Collection, a collection of 250 remarkable baskets from the Utah Strip of the Navajo Nation, some of which are on display in our Native Voices gallery and Collections Wall. Read the story of how they came to be a new art form.
[image] 2017 Indian Art Market 1st Place Winner, Jesse Johnson

2017 Indian Art Market 1st Place Winner, Jesse Johnson

For the second year in a row Jesse Johnson, of Zuni Pueblo, N.M., won NHMU's Indian Art Market best of show honors.
[image] Q&A with Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara

Q&A with Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara

Kenneth Lacovara visited the Natural History Museum of Utah recently and discussed why dinosaurs matter, the future of paleontology, and NHMU's Past Worlds gallery.