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.
July 28th, 2011
We continue our discussion on the Geology Department’s work in Antarctica by talking with Dr. Peter Makovicky and Dr. Nathan Smith about the challenges of excavating fossils at minus 40 degrees.
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.
July 18th, 2011
In this episode, speak with Dr. Lance Grande about his research on the fossils of the Green River Formation – a 52 million year old fossil lake bed in southwestern Wyoming.
July 11th, 2011
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Melanie Hopkins about her research on the evolution of trilobites – an extinct group of marine invertebrates.
July 04th, 2011
The history of Earth is a history of change. In this video we speak with the Geology Department to see how Earth and life have changed over billions of years.
March 16th, 2011
Learn more about The Field Museum's collection of ancient mammal relatives, or non-mammalian synapsids.
March 16th, 2011
Paleontological fieldwork in the Permian and Triassic periods of Earth history in Tanzania uncovers new species and investigates the causes and effects of the largest mass extinction.
February 01st, 2011
Rarely the focus of a fossil expedition, specimens of extinct birds are occasionally collected as surprising and spectacular discoveries on trips aiming for fossil mammals or fossil reptiles.
January 12th, 2011
Access to fossil invertbrate collection