March 28, 2014
What do cheerleaders, microbes, and dinosaur skeletons have in common? They are all part of a project taking place onboard the International Space Station! Talk about worlds colliding!
January 30, 2014
This mysterious meteorite may look like "kryptonite" from a Superman movie, but you can find out where it really came from in our latest Science Newsflash.
January 23, 2014
The Pritzker Lab celebrates its newest member: a DNA Sequencer that can sequence an entire genome in one day!
January 9, 2014
Was there really another Wall of China? - Discover more in our latest Science Newsflash.
December 5, 2013
New research proves lemon sharks return home to give birth - discover more in our latest Science Newsflash.
December 2, 2013
Four brand new species found deep in the Congo highlands - discover more in our latest Science Newsflash.
November 22, 2013
Field Museum scientist Dr. Pete Makovicky discovers a new predatory dinosaur, right here in the US - discover more in our latest Science Newsflash.
October 22, 2013
Field Museum scientists figure out just how many trees really exist in the Amazon - discover more in our latest Science Newsflash.
October 9, 2013
The Field Museum's Rapid Inventory team was the first group of scientists ever to explore this remote region of Peru - discover more in our latest Science Newsflash.
September 3, 2013
Recently, the “olinguito” was revealed as a new species in the raccoon family, although it was first noticed years ago in the collections at The Field Museum.
August 20, 2013
During the earth's history, there also have been a number of
mass extinctions, like the one that killed off the dinosaurs. Increasingly, scientists are turning to past mass extinctions to gain new insight into what is happening today.
July 25, 2013
Over a century ago, explorers in the Democratic Republic of Congo noted a strangely large and hairy shrew – that’s right, a shrew.
July 8, 2013
It sounds like a scenario straight out of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: “A father stands accused of murdering his baby daughter. A vital clue to where her body may be buried?
June 24, 2013
Recent research by Field Museum scientist Dr. Kevin Feldheim and his collaborators has revealed even more to the unusually gory story of sand tiger reproduction.
April 9, 2013
This meteor was the largest object to fall on Earth in almost 100 years, with an estimated mass of about 11,000 metric tons.
January 8, 2013
An international team of scientists has described a fossil marine predator measuring 8.6 meters in length (about 28 feet) recovered from the Nevada desert in 2010 as representing the first top predator in marine food chains feeding on prey similar to its own size.