August 01st, 2011
We continue our discussion with Dr. Peter Makovicky and Dr. Nathan Smith about the types of dinosaurs found in the Antarctic.
August 01st, 2011
A supplement to the Synopsis of the Philippine Mammals website while it undergoes some changes. As of August 2011, includes pages for nine new species from the Philippines, the information will hopefully be incorporated into the Synopsis for the Philippine Mammals when the site is able to be updated.
July 25th, 2011
In this video, we speak with Dr. Peter Makovicky and Dr. Nate Smith on polar dinosaur research and their expeditions to Antarctica.
June 13th, 2011
Recently acquired TFM collection answers question about what kind of geese downed US Airways Flight 1549 in 2009
June 09th, 2011
We continue our discussion on emerging pathogens with Shannon Hackett to discover how museum collections can play a vital role in understanding biodiversity and its importance.
June 06th, 2011
In this video we explore the Emerging Pathogens project, a unique research program to understand the evolution of parasites and pathogens that result in diseases such as malaria and AIDS. This project will provide a database of pathogens, which could lead to important insights for how humans can combat emerging epidemics.
May 23rd, 2011
Discover the microscopic world of liverworts, hornworts and mosses as we speak with Matt von Konrat, Collections Manager & Adjunct Curator in the Botany Department at the Field Museum of Natural History.
May 19th, 2011
Tune into Science at FMNH, a video and podcast series that explores the behind-the-scenes science, collections and research at The Field Museum.
April 06th, 2011
The Biodiversity Synthesis Center (BioSynC) is home to a community of biologists interested in research and outreach related to the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL). Staff, students and postdoctoral researchers are addressing a wide range of important questions in biodiversity, while at the same time integrating their program with the Encyclopedia of Life.
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.