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.
August 12th, 2012
Graduate student and research scientist and colleagues discover and describe new barbet from the foothills of the eastern Peruvian Andes.
March 28th, 2011
ECCo's Urban Anthropology Team presents key findings from recent study of the Pilsen neighborhood.
March 02nd, 2011
Leading researchers in urban life and material culture convened to discuss new approaches to collecting urban material culture for the 22nd century museum.
February 25th, 2011
Chemical analyses of the lions' remains at Field Museum show that they ate an estimate 35 people, not the 135 claimed by the railway engineer who shot them, says a new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
January 17th, 2011
Maijuna receive firsthand the results of their region’s inventory.