Science at the FMNH Podcasts
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 14th, 2011
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Ian Glasspool about the environment in Illinois 300 million years ago and his research on fossil charcoal.
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 07th, 2011
In this episode, we speak to Dr. Philip Heck about his research on presolar grains – minerals that formed before the birth of our Solar System.
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.
June 30th, 2011
We continue our discussion with Sabine Huhndorf by discussing the challenges to becoming a successful scientist as a working mother.
June 27th, 2011
We continue our discussion with Sabine Huhndorf by exploring the different stages of decomposition and the role of ascomycete fungi in this process.
June 23rd, 2011
We continue our discussion with Sabine Huhndorf by discussing how ascomycete fungi can reproduce both sexually and asexually.
June 20th, 2011
Discover the microscopic world of ascomycete fungi as we speak with Sabine Huhndorf, Assistant Curator of Fungi and Lichens in the Botany Department at the Field Museum of Natural History.
June 16th, 2011
Can working at The Field Museum change your life? In this episode, we speak with Holly Lutz on how her undergraduate internship with the Division of Birds changed her career path and her life!