November 11th, 2010
Journey through 4 billion years of life on earth!
February 12th, 2013
Learn about Dr. Sharat Roy's collection of 100's of Permian brachiopod fossils collected during WWII in the Salt Range, Pakistan.
February 11th, 2013
The species of the trilobite Paradoxides are found in Europe, Africa and North America. By studying these trilobites and using paleomagnetic evidence and other clues in the rock record, combined with the Theory of Plate Tectonics geologists have been able to work out the complex story of how these fossil trilobites were distributed to so many different areas.
October 12th, 2012
Field Museum paleontologist Ken Angielczyk reflects on how a research project brought him back to his childhood.
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.
November 21st, 2011
Dicynodontoides and Oudenodon are just two of the ancient animals that were unearthed during the 2009 paleontological dig to Zambia.
November 07th, 2011
The Permian and Triassic periods (approximately 299 to199 million years ago) are critical times in Earth history.
November 04th, 2011
Visit the Field Musuem's Paleontology lab and check out the fossils Akiko is working on.
October 07th, 2011
The Tully Monster is the official fossil of Illinois, and since its discovery it has been a mystery what type of animal it is.
August 01st, 2011
Take a closer look at the world's oldest fossils of carrion beetles and experience a unique view of these 165 million-year old fossils.