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.
November 08th, 2012
Field Museum scientists and an international team of collaborators conducted fieldwork in New Caledonia - where they collected a group of plants commonly called bryophytes (mosses, liverworts, and hornworts), ferns, as well as a group of organisms called lichens. New Caledonia is one of the world’s 35 biodiversity hotspots (and one of the smallest—about the size of New Jersey) with exceptional biological and ecological diversity.
July 27th, 2012
Jim Boone takes us on a tour through the Herman Strecker Moth and Butterfly Collection. The history of the collection and some its most interesting specimens are explored.
July 20th, 2012
Bernard "Risky" Agwanda works with Julian Kerbis Peterhans and Terry Demos to untangle the stories of mammalian evolution in eastern Africa.
July 13th, 2012
Steve Leavitt studies one of the world's most common but overlooked symbiotic systems, lichens. Using DNA analysis he explores the hidden world of lichen evolution.
July 08th, 2012
White light three dimensional scanner in the Division of Fishes at The Field Museum scanning a fossil fish.
July 06th, 2012
What's there to love about lice? Dr. Jason Weckstein has become fascinated by the diversity of these little parasites, and what that diversity means for understanding coevolution.
June 12th, 2012
Welcome to the What the Fish? biweekly podcast series. Tune in every other week to listen to us discuss topics surronding the wonderful biodiversity and evolutionary history of fishes.
January 06th, 2012
Scientist from The Field Museum do their research in countries around the world. Travel to Fiji through this interesting botanical expedition to understand early land plants.
January 03rd, 2012
A newly described species of a liverwort (very simple, small plants, and probably common ancestors of all land plants) from New Zealand marked a pioneering effort by international plant scientists to enter a brave new world in the realm of the electronic age.