April 30th, 2013
In June, the Field Museum is releasing The Art & Science of Birds, an eBook that explores artistic and scientific perspectives on birds.
October 26th, 2012
Collections Assistant Jim Louderman wears many hats (and tarantulas). When not sweeping for insects out on Northerly Island, you might find him participating in science outreach programs.
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.
July 06th, 2012
A glimpse of what makes The Field Museum's Botany Department so unique.
May 07th, 2012
Bruce Patterson and Paul Webala study Kenya's bats. Their research includes recording bat calls and using them to identify different species. Take a look at how they do it!
April 06th, 2012
Have you wondered what drives a scientist to become a world expert in certain organisms? Join Dr. Rüdiger Bieler as he shares his life as a Malacologist.
March 20th, 2012
Rapid invtories lead to rapid protection. 2.14 million acres newly protected in Zona Reservada Yaguas
March 02nd, 2012
An ECCo scientist shares a recent read. Here, William deBuys writes the story of the American southwest from the most influential factor in shaping its past, present and future: water.
March 02nd, 2012
A monthly feature that counts it all up