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March 20th, 2014

Calumet Photographic Dispatches highlights discoveries and happenings in the region by Field Museum staff and partnering organizations

February 18th, 2014

An inventory of active journals relating to taxonomy and systematics of Neotropical vascular plants

January 17th, 2014

We have put together a gallery of Chicagoland butterflies. 

January 14th, 2014

The donated meteorite NWA 7325 is an ungrouped achondrite and comes from a planetary body that has not been sampled before. Thanks to private collector Terry Boudreaux the Museum has now access to this incredibly rare and scientifically valuable rock.

November 23rd, 2013

A map of the locations where specimens imaged in LinEpig have been collected, where data is available, and why we need one.

October 30th, 2013

A couple of weeks ago some colleagues and I wrote a paper in Science reporting some new findings on Amazonian forests. Some of the findings are actually just numbers, and one of those numbers is really big. It's the number of trees we think probably grow in the Amazon, and it's 390 billion.

September 30th, 2013

Calumet Photographic Dispatches highlights discoveries and happenings in the region by Field Museum staff and partnering organizationsn

September 19th, 2013

Dig deeper into the issues raised in the exhibit, including background on historical events and anthropological concepts

September 19th, 2013

Dig deeper into the issues raised in the exhibit, including background on historical events and anthropological concepts

September 17th, 2013

To me, more science is essential for conservation of rare plants and animals.

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