April 10th, 2013
On April 9, The Field Museum received several pieces of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite totaling about two pounds thanks to a generous donation from meteorite collector Terry Boudreaux.
November 08th, 2012
Field Museum scientists and an international team of collaborators conducted fieldwork in New Caledonia - where they collected a group of plants commonly called bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts), ferns, as well as a group of organisms called lichens. New Caledonia is one of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots (and one of the smallest—about the size of New Jersey) with exceptional biological and ecological diversity.
September 19th, 2012
Research Associate Jake Esselstyn and Colleagues describe new earth-worm eating rat from montane forests.
Field Museum Scientist Bruce Patterson's Tsavo Lions Research Highlighted in Emirates Airline's "Open Skies"
April 05th, 2012
Read about Field Museum Scientist Bruce Patterson's Tsavo Lions research, highlighted in Emirates Airline's April 2012 Issue of "Open Skies."
November 18th, 2011
Check out The Field Museum's first mobile app!
August 11th, 2011
A study of mammals in Mt. Pulag National Park, in the high mountains of northern Luzon Island, Philippines, has resulted in the rediscovery of the dwarf cloud rat, Carpomys melanurus, a species that hasn't been seen since its initial discovery in 1896.
August 11th, 2011
A study of the mammals of Luzon Island has identified seven previously unknown species of native forest mice. Many are from previously unsurveyed mountain ranges.
July 01st, 2011
Summer Internships are available to CIMBY students who want build their leadership skills.
Bringing Early Land Plant Collections Into the Third Millennium: A Conversion & Digitization Project Supported By The National Science Foundation
March 25th, 2011
The Botany Department at The Field Museum is re-housing, databasing and digitizing almost 200,000 bryophyte specimens, which addresses the urgent concern over their long-term preservation.
March 13th, 2011
Researchers from Madagascar and The Field Museum recently described a new bird species.