The Divisions of Birds and Fishes each had work published on parasitism and speciation, respectively. The Anthropology Department also had a paper published with new findings of herding techniques in Peru. The Geology Department received a rare, exciting donation and WBEZ interviewed a member of the Zoology Department about his research on venomous fish.
This week in C&R news: the Zoology department hosts a visitor, and publishes a substantial monograph in Fieldiana. Scientists from Botany and Zoology return from fieldwork in South America and Africa, respectively, and Anthropology has two archaeology articles published.
This week's Collections and Research news features a recent biodiversity survey in Mozambique, local and international (Peru, Madagascar, Malaysia and Switzerland) research activities, and exciting educational outreach activities (one of which received coverage in the Chicago Sun-Times).
Members of Anthropology receive the Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Grant, a scientist in our Geology Department helped to make new findings in meteoritics, BioSynC and Botany received new researchers, a botanist attended in an "Ideas Lab" hosted by NSF and our Field Zoologist returned to Madagascar and had two papers published.
News on an award granted to a resident graduate student, and Anthropological field work. There are several updates from our Geology department; both in Meteoritics and Fossil Mammals; as well as reports from the Zoology department, including an unusual donation to the insect division
This week in Collections and Research, we bring you news on the summer's undergraduate research interns and new publications from botany, anthropology and zoology.
This week's news includes stories on Zoology staff presenting their latest research at the American Ornithologists’ Union Meeting in Jacksonville, FL, Scott Lidgard's trip to London where he investigated 19th century source materials for his latest research project and more.
Fieldwork results from researchers recently returned from Oaxaca and Greece and a story involving Gary Feinman helping Federal Customs and Border Protections Officers identify and return a stolen Pre-Columbian artifact to Mexico are just a few of the stories in this week's news we hope you will enjoy.
Welcome to the inaugural edition of the new online Collections and Research Weekly News! We are integrating our weekly news into fieldmuseum.org, which will increase our outreach capabilities as well as enable a permanent, searchable archive.