Natural History

Natural History Museum of Utah Hosts First Family Sleepover on November 9

Utah families are invited to an event they will not soon forget – to spend the night in a sleeping bag beneath a case of sparkling butterflies or under the watchful eyes of an elk at the Natural History Museum of Utah. Registration is open through Oct. 31, for the Museum’s first Family Sleepover event […]

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Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture hosts See Seals, Sloths, and More at Meet the Mammals event

Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture announces See Seals, Sloths, and More at Meet the Mammals! 7th Annual Family Day Event on Saturday, November 17, 10 am – 4 pm. Meet the Mammals is the only opportunity of the year for visitors to see hundreds of specimens from the mammalogy collection on display. There […]

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Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum Survives Hurricane Sandy

The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum, Connecticut’s first aerial forest ropes park, which is located in Bridgeport Connecticut, announced that it survived Hurricane Sandy with no damage to its trees or aerial courses. It is open for business as usual. The Adventure Park is located on five acres within Veterans Memorial Park, behind The […]

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New Bedford Whaling Museum opens Signifying the Whale

New Bedford Whaling Museum opens Signifying the Whale a new exhibition on view from November 1st. Signifying the Whale evolved from the Museum’s 2003 Whaling History Symposium presentation by Zubeda Jalalzai and Jason Fiering entitled Wayside Whaling. In it, they investigated the connections between popular icons in contemporary New Bedford, its once dominant but now […]

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Royal Ontario Museum Researchers Publish New Theory on Origin of Flightless Birds

New DNA studies by Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) researchers indicate that two opposing views on the origin of ratites, large flightless birds originating on the southern supercontinent Gondwana, might both be correct. Dr. Allan J. Baker, Head of the ROM’s Department of Natural History and Oliver Haddrath, Research Technician, Ornithology Division, Department of Natural History […]

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Museum of London opens Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men

Museum of London opens Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men

Museum of London presents Doctors, Dissection and Resurrection Men, an exhibition on view 19 October 2012 – 14 April 2013. The Superficial Muscles of the Thorax and the Axilla 1876.® Wellcome Library. In 2006, archaeologists from the Museum of London excavated a burial ground at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. What they found was […]

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National Museum of Natural History Celebrates National Fossil Day

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will partner with the National Park Service and the American Geosciences Institute to celebrate the third annual National Fossil Day Oct. 17. The museum aims to raise public awareness of the importance of fossils as scientific and educational tools and highlight the critical need for fossils to be […]

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