January 11th, 2011
Discover the stone that is more than a stone in The Field Museum’s Elizabeth Hubert Malott Hall of Jades.
January 11th, 2011
Get a rare look at the life of Field Museum scientist Dr. Corrie Moreau, and learn how her childhood love for insects spurred a career dedicated to researching ants.
March 07th, 2013
Thousands of feet below the ocean surface, some creatures create their own light known as "bioluminescence." Dive into biologist Leo Smith's ideas on bioluminescent fish.
February 21st, 2013
Wolves have more in common with humans than we ever could have imagined. Captured on film, the intimate lives of the so-called Sawtooth Pack of Yellowstone National Park show a side of wolves never seen before.
September 27th, 2012
"The city is just a pseudo-cliff," says Mary Hennen, explaining a Peregrine falcon's perspective on Chicago's landscape. Illinois's wild Peregrine falcons might not be here in the first place if it weren't for the Chicago Peregrine Program.
September 21st, 2012
Building on his doctoral research at the University of Kansas, Peter Lowther takes us to the site of over twenty years of research on House Sparrows. Peter shows us that science can be found in all of our backyards; and specifically, in his yard in suburban Chicago.
August 03rd, 2012
Janet Voight does much of her research over a mile below the surface of the ocean, where amazing creatures can be found near hydrothermal vents.
April 04th, 2011
Illinois PeregrinesPeregrines were at one time nearly gone from North America. Eastern populations were extirpated and western had declined by 80-90%. The falcons have come back a long way in their recovery. This website provides information on peregrines in general as well as specifically on what is happening in Illinois.
March 12th, 2011
Dave Willard, Emeritus Collections Manager of Birds talks about the importance of bird collections.
March 11th, 2011
Across 3 vertebrate "Tree of Life" grants, the NSF funded nearly $1.7 millions dollars to Field Museum zoologists to help resolve relationships among the birds, squamates, and euteleost fishes.