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November 21st, 2011

The Field Museum's Technology Department recently released The Field Museum's first iphone and ipad app, "Specimania" based on a variety of specimens from the collections.

November 20th, 2011

One of the best things about DNA is that you can check your work, most of the time.

November 09th, 2011

We know little about the young of many species of birds or how they grow.

November 01st, 2011

Last week the Scientific American featured a guest blog that described my microscopic imaging work with the Linyphiidae and the online gallery of female erigonine epigyna at LinEpig. The blog post was written by Field Museum bird taxidermist and science essayist Meera Lee Sethi. Here is an excerpt:

October 08th, 2011

The diversity of this program is simply exceptional

October 07th, 2011

Getting to know colleagues in the museum

September 23rd, 2011

Want to learn more about Turtle ants? Then check out this weeks Field Revealed video.

September 12th, 2011

Studying Gloger's Rule and the effects of changing environments on bird plumages

August 07th, 2011

A recent visitor to the museum's Division of Insects from Nanjing, China brought bags full of exciting fossil beetle specimens with him. Read on for an update...

August 04th, 2011

With access to Ebird, I can record data on the birds I see even on vacation

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