Blog Posts

January 17th, 2014

We have put together a gallery of Chicagoland butterflies. 

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.

July 12th, 2013

Meet the Field Museum Women In Science (FMWIS) Interns

July 12th, 2013

Meet the Field Museum Women In Science (FMWIS) Interns

March 29th, 2013

Last month, I submitted my first paper to a scholarly journal. It grew out of my work on LinEpig...

December 14th, 2012

Curious about what a "type" is? Or why scientists care about the names of animals and plants? 

August 29th, 2012

Reflections on the discovery, announced this month, of an entirely new spider family discovered in Oregon caves.

July 30th, 2012

Last week I was in Green Bay, Wisc., for the American Arachnological Society meeting, which brought together about 100 researchers working with spiders and other arachnids.

April 23rd, 2012

With the recent loans of specimens from museums in Alaska and Canada, the "LinEpig" ID gallery now has more 200 North American species of Dwarf Spiders posted online.

November 21st, 2011

The Field Museum's Technology Department recently released The Field Museum's first iphone and ipad app, "Specimania" based on a variety of specimens from the collections.