Blog Posts

February 17th, 2012

Taxonomic rearrangements in the mistletoes, and a new genus record for Ecuador

February 06th, 2012

At a memorial service at the museum, friends remember a special person

February 06th, 2012

Specimen research can take you in surprising directions

January 27th, 2012

Photographic dispatches of discoveries and happenings in the Calumet region

January 12th, 2012

People always ask about big discoveries, here is one made by a Field Museum ornithologist that most people do not even know about.

January 05th, 2012

The Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies is proud to announce the newest addition to the meteorite collection.  The newly named meteorite Thika, recently classified as a L6 ordinary chondrite, was donated to the Center by Collections and Research Committee member Terry Boudreaux in mid-September. 

December 22nd, 2011

Monthly photographic dispatches of discoveries and happenings in the Calumet region

December 22nd, 2011

Doubling the number of scanned species

November 29th, 2011

Conservation Case building with no wood products inside a case, has been the goal of conservators for many years. Along with the help of dedicated staff here at Field, we have accomplished a cost effective, uncomplicated approach. 

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.